Definition of dodgy adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈdɒdʒi//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈdɑːdʒi//
    (British English, informal) (dodgier, dodgiest)
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  1. 1seeming or likely to be dishonest synonym suspicious He made a lot of money, using some very dodgy methods. I don't want to get involved in anything dodgy. Travel websites that offer dodgy deals have been uncovered in a worldwide investigation.
  2. 2not working well; not in good condition I can't play—I've got a dodgy knee. The marriage had been distinctly dodgy for a long time.
  3. 3involving risk, danger or difficulty If you get into any dodgy situations, call me. We had a few dodgy moments at the start, but everything went well in the end.