adjective, trick·i·er, trick·i·est.
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OTHER WORDS FROM trickytrick·i·ly, adverbtrick·i·ness, noun
Example sentences from the Web for tricky
With other emerging allies the calculus is trickier and leaves less margin for error.America Has an Unannounced ISIS Strategy, And It Involves Iran|Jacob Siegel|September 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But the middle ground — medium-sized black holes — is a little trickier.
But comets, thanks to their eccentric and frequently long orbits, are trickier to study up close.
It may be a trickier dance in a primary in which the most partisan Democrats are often the only ones who show up at the polls.It’s Matt Miller Time! Longtime Radio Host Runs for Congress|David Freedlander|February 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was trickier to convincingly recreate Mark's imprint as a platonic pal downstairs.
She was fleeter than Gerda, she struck harder than Kay, she was trickier than all of them, the beloved girl.Dangerous Ages|Rose Macaulay
Bright, being the trickier of the two, was made the nigh ox, to be more under control.Rolf In The Woods|Ernest Thompson Seton
The comfort (hedone) of the Epicureans is the same practical philosophy the Stoics teach, only trickier, more deceitful.The Ego and His Own|Max Stirner
Battery patents are trickier than automotive machinery patents.With No Strings Attached|Gordon Randall Garrett (AKA David Gordon)
There were newer models and trickier weapons, but none which worked so smoothly under the touch of Andy.Way of the Lawless|Max Brand