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ADJECTIVE (1)

1. marked by skill in deception;
- Example: "cunning men often pass for wise"
- Example: "deep political machinations"
- Example: "a foxy scheme"
- Example: "a slick evasive answer"
- Example: "sly as a fox"
- Example: "tricky Dick"
- Example: "a wily old attorney"
[syn: crafty, cunning, dodgy, foxy, guileful, knavish, slick, sly, tricksy, tricky, wily]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Tricksy \Trick"sy\, a. [From Trick.] Exhibiting artfulness; trickish. "My tricksy spirit!" --Shak. [1913 Webster] he tricksy policy which in the seventeenth century passed for state wisdom. --Coleridge. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

tricksy adj 1: marked by skill in deception; "cunning men often pass for wise"; "deep political machinations"; "a foxy scheme"; "a slick evasive answer"; "sly as a fox"; "tricky Dick"; "a wily old attorney" [syn: crafty, cunning, dodgy, foxy, guileful, knavish, slick, sly, tricksy, tricky, wily]