Definition of dicey in English:
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
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia