Dicey - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdaɪsi|  American pronunciation of the word dicey
Brit.  |ˈdʌɪsi|  British pronunciation of the word dicey

adjective

- of uncertain outcome; especially fraught with risk(syn: chanceful, chancy, dodgy)

an extremely dicey future on a brave new world of liquid nitrogen, tar, and smog

Examples

Starting a business can be quite a dicey proposition.

The weather looks a little dicey this morning. I hope it doesn't rain.

an extremely dicey future on a brave new world of liquid nitrogen, tar, and smog

Word forms

adjective
comparative: dicier
superlative: diciest
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