dicey dicey  /ˈdaɪ si/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of uncertain outcome; especially fraught with risk

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. On windy days the ride across the bridge can be dicey, but the view is always enchanting.
  2. Predictions are dicey, especially of economic activity.
  3. Julian then brought up the dicey issue of Sharon, who wants her job back as a manager.

News

  1. Play begins in US Open's return to Merion

    ARDMORE, Pa. (AP) -- Under cloudy skies and with weather prospects dicey for the rest of the day, the U.S. Open returned to the Merion for the first time in 32 years.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports

  2. CITY-COUNTY BASEBALL: Pottstown PAL Spartans stop Junior Steelers, 6-4

    POTTSTOWN - It was a somewhat dicey situation Dave Cotellese faced Wednesday. Not dicey enough to cause him any particular angst, however. And as a result, not dicey enough to undo the tone the Pottstown PAL Spartans established en route to a 6-4 victory over the Pottstown Junior Steelers in their City/County League baseball clash at Pottstown High's Bobby Shantz Field. Cotellese was called on ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Mercury

  3. 3D Printing: Dicey Opportunity?

    3D Printing: Dicey Opportunity?        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Motley Fool

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