Definition of dicey in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈdīsē/

adjective (dicier, diciest)

Unpredictable and potentially dangerous: the lot of a wanderer is always dicey
More example sentences
  • Lots of people write to ask about detecting the subtle signs of a potentially dicey relationship.
  • Talking politics is dicey business, particularly with somebody you don't know.
  • Keeping your personal relationship on even keel during this emotionally dicey period could prove difficult.
risky, uncertain, unpredictable, touch-and-go, precarious, unsafe, dangerous, fraught with danger, hazardous, perilous, high-risk, difficult
informal chancy, hairy, iffy, gnarly

Words that rhyme with dicey

icy, pricey, spicy, vice

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Syllabification: dic·ey

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