Chancy - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈtʃænsi|  American pronunciation of the word chancy
Brit.  |ˈtʃɑːnsi|  British pronunciation of the word chancy


- of uncertain outcome; especially fraught with risk (syn: chanceful, dicey, dodgy)
- subject to accident or chance or change(syn: flukey, fluky, iffy)

a chancy appeal at best


Building your own home is a chancy business.

Opening a new restaurant can be chancy.

Acting professionally is a chancy business.

Word forms

comparative: chancier
superlative: chanciest
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