Associations to the word «Tricky»

Wiktionary

TRICKY, adjective. Hard to deal with, complicated
TRICKY, adjective. Adept at using deception
TRICKY SLAVE, noun. A fictional character who fits into the archetype of being lower-class, more clever than the other characters, and helping the protagonists.
TRICKY SLAVES, noun. Plural of tricky slave

Dictionary definition

TRICKY, adjective. Not to be trusted; "how extraordinarily slippery a liar the camera is"- James Agee.
TRICKY, adjective. Having concealed difficulty; "a catchy question"; "a tricky recipe to follow".
TRICKY, adjective. Marked by skill in deception; "cunning men often pass for wise"; "deep political machinations"; "a foxy scheme"; "a slick evasive answer"; "sly as a fox"; "tricky Dick"; "a wily old attorney".

Wise words

The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.
Mark Twain