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dodgy

[ doj-ee ]
/ ˈdɒdʒ i /
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adjective, dodg·i·er, dodg·i·est.

inclined to dodge.
evasively tricky: a dodgy manner of dealing with people.
Chiefly British. risky; hazardous; chancy.

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Origin of dodgy

First recorded in 1860–65; dodge + -y1
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British Dictionary definitions for dodgy

dodgy
/ (ˈdɒdʒɪ) /

adjective dodgier or dodgiest British, Australian and NZ informal

risky, difficult, or dangerous
uncertain or unreliable; tricky
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