adjective (dicier, diciest)informal
Unpredictable and potentially dangerous: democracy is a dicey business
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, perilous, high-risk, hazardous, fraught with danger;
British informal dodgy
North American informal gnarly
archaic or humorous parlous
Words that rhyme with diceyicy, pricey, spicy, vice
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