dicier dicier  /ˈdaɪ si ər/

Definition(s):

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

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Climbing off the couch and getting back into condition is a dicier proposition.
  2. Upon reviewing it, most Catholics will probably hope it passes and a dicier prospect receives approval from skeptical Vatican officials.
  3. The sidewalk issue is dicier.

News

  • What we learned in the Pac-12: Week 2

    Five things we learned about the Pac-12 in Week 2. The Pac-12 can rally: After going 7-3 in Week 1, the most disappointing of those losses being Oregon State’s loss to Eastern Washington, the Pac-12 bounced back in Week 2, going 8-0 in its nonconference games. Most were blowouts. Some were dicier (cough, Cal, cough, Colorado, cough, Oregon State, sort of), but they were wins nevertheless. It was ...
    on September 8, 2013     Source: ESPN Blogs

Quotes

  1. Delving more into Group D which comprises Germany, Serbia, Australia and Ghana, Mr. Mahama said "the second group match between the Germans and Serbians has changed the face of the group, making qualification from the group now dicier." "It...
    on Jun 18, 2010 By: John Dramani Mahama Source: Peace FM Online

  2. JPMorgan said in a research note it was moving to an "underweight" position on Turkish foreign-currency debt in its emerging bonds portfolio, citing "higher domestic political risk and dicier global markets".
    on Mar 27, 2008 By: JP Morgan Source: Hürriyet

  3. "I play the club owner, Dennis Dupree, a very benevolent, kind owner, so it's obviously not like real life, because most of 'em, let's face it, are a little dicier," Gass said.
    on Jan 30, 2006 By: Kyle Gass Source: MTV.com

Word of the Day
cursory cursory
/ˈkɜr sə ri /