Definition of 'tricky'
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This is a tricky one for investors. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The designers have a tricky job balancing the editorial page elements around the fixed advertising positions. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Put a few tricky ones in but keep in mind who your audience is. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Those extra costs are easy to incur because it is tricky to compare deals when you go shopping for a phone. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Her trickiest task will be with her Chinese host. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The Whites gaffer walked into a tricky situation when he took the job in the summer. The Sun (2016)Puzzles like these are designed to see who can cut it as a cyber sleuth, able to tackle the trickiest problems. The Sun (2016)Mentally, you are at your most together and find answers to the trickiest of questions at work or in a contest. The Sun (2016)Today's deal is a tricky 6? Times, Sunday Times (2016)The contestants are tested on their ability to deal with tricky fabrics tonight. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This is a tricky question to answer. Microeconomics: Price Theory in Practice (1995)The question of where to go was a trickier one. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This is when the day job turns into tricky business. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You deal wisely with a tricky family situation. The Sun (2011)You solve mysteries in profitable ways and find fast answers for the trickiest problems. The Sun (2014)Perhaps that tells us how tricky and difficult those domestic reforms can be. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Not so happy dealing with the tricky little fellas. The Sun (2013)The trickier questions deserve more time and consideration. How to Face Interviews (1981)Knowing the right time to quit the day job can be tricky. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This may seem good at first but it can also make the situation trickier. The Sun (2011)You can come up with smart solutions to tricky problems. The Sun (2012)He conceded that political advertising has become more difficult trickier in recent years. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It was tricky dealing with the onslaught. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The trickier question is whether investors can successfully harness it to their benefit. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But the love thing is a tricky one. The Sun (2012)Something that has been difficult to learn clicks into place and you can pass tests and complete tricky tasks. The Sun (2013)Your ability to know what others are thinking and feeling can help you get through tricky tasks and keep things friendly. The Sun (2010)The tricky task now is to use a food contamination scandal to improve the way the company deals with its suppliers. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'tricky'
British English: tricky /ˈtrɪkɪ/ ADJECTIVE
A tricky task or problem is difficult to deal with.
Parking can be tricky downtown.
- American English: tricky
- Arabic: مُعَقَّد
- Brazilian Portuguese: complicado
- Chinese: 棘手的
- Croatian: nezgodan
- Czech: obtížný
- Danish: vanskelig
- Dutch: lastig
- European Spanish: peliagudo
- Finnish: hankala vaikea
- French: difficile
- German: knifflig
- Greek: ύπουλος
- Italian: complesso
- Japanese: 油断のならない
- Korean: 애매한
- Norwegian: vanskelig
- Polish: podstępny
- European Portuguese: complicado
- Romanian: complicat
- Russian: хитрый
- Spanish: peliagudo
- Swedish: knepig
- Thai: ยาก
- Turkish: dolambaçlı
- Ukrainian: заплутаний
- Vietnamese: khó khăn
Definition of tricky from the Collins English Dictionary
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