Definition of 'dodgy'
Example sentences containing 'dodgy'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
The cabins are showing their age and the plumbing can be a bit dodgy. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But you only need to google these sites to see something dodgy is going on. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I thought it was a bit dodgy. The Sun (2017)In the new dossier is a video of an assistant manager at a top club accepting 5,000 in a dodgy deal. The Sun (2016)If they've ground off the serial numbers, we know something dodgy has gone on. The Sun (2016)No wonder research shows the game helps us to stay alive and keep going despite new hips, strokes, heart attacks and dodgy knees. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I am shocked and disgusted with the dodgy deals and sheer, ugly greed that we now know lurks at the very top of our national game. The Sun (2016)The lifestyle guru has completed a successful comeback after a spell in jail for dodgy share deals. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He just sort of thought there was something a bit dodgy going on. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Yet doubts remain over his dodgy knees. The Sun (2010)But it must have been considered a bit dodgy in some quarters. Times, Sunday Times (2008)To me the logic seems decidedly dodgy. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The expenses scandal blew up over dodgy claims ranging from home improvements to duck houses. The Sun (2009)Fraud is also rife in these dodgy dealings. The Sun (2015)Did she stop because she has dodgy knees? Times, Sunday Times (2012)He will also welcome dodgy claims that house prices are rising again. The Sun (2009)But a shoulder injury convinced him it was time to fix the dodgy knee. The Sun (2015)He soon that to be mobile hairdresser is a lie and that she is tied up in something very dodgy. The Sun (2008)My father was a bit dodgy. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Will his dodgy dealings be exposed? The Sun (2015)It was a little bit dodgy. The Sun (2014)It can be drummed into county cricket a little more about just how important it is to report if something is dodgy. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Unlike the banks, they have not gambled and lost on dodgy deals. The Sun (2008)But wasn't it all rather dodgy? Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is about two English people who get caught up in dodgy property deals. The Sun (2008)Yet many politicians stand rigid with fear that they may be next to be exposed for ripping off taxpayers with dodgy expense claims. The Sun (2009)We should have had four or five, but it was a perfect away performance apart from giving away a dodgy penalty. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Whereas when you think about the horsemeat affair, despite all the lying and dodgy dealing a picture emerges that is strangely reassuring. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He gained his political education under fire, as he put it - though it turned out to be rather dodgy. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Trends of 'dodgy'
Used Occasionally. dodgy is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Definition of dodgy from the Collins English Dictionary
Collins Dictionaries for Schools
Our new online dictionaries for schools provide a safe and appropriate environment for children. And best of all it's ad free, so sign up now and start using at home or in the classroom.
Unlock language with the Paul Noble method
No books. No rote memorization. No chance of failure. Your chance to have a one-to-one lesson with best-selling language expert Paul Noble, try a FREE audio sample of his brand new Mandarin Chinese course.
13th edition of the Collins Dictionary out now!
Updated with all the very latest new words and senses, this new 13th edition is an unparalleled resource for word lovers, word gamers, and word geeks everywhere. #homeoflivingenglish
We have almost 200 lists of words from topics as varied as types of butterflies, jackets, currencies, vegetables and knots! Amaze your friends with your new-found knowledge!
Meme Ban, Heart Age & Collagin: September’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this September with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.