Dodgy - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdɑːdʒi|  American pronunciation of the word dodgy
Brit.  |ˈdɒdʒi|  British pronunciation of the word dodgy


- of uncertain outcome; especially fraught with risk (syn: chanceful, chancy, dicey)
- marked by skill in deception (syn: crafty, cunning, foxy, guileful, knavish, slick, sly, tricksy, tricky, wily)


The car's got a dodgy engine.

They got into a dodgy situation.

The roads are too dodgy to be grasped.

It will be a bit dodgy driving tonight.

Word forms

comparative: dodgier
superlative: dodgiest
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