adjective, trick·i·er, trick·i·est.
Related formstrick·i·ly, adverbtrick·i·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for trickiness
He abhorred ostentatious display and trickiness in a teacher.Heroes of Science|M. M. Pattison Muir
Discernment, in undergoing this degradation, becomes the trickiness which seeks to equal it, without succeeding in doing so.Plotinos: Complete Works, v. 4|Plotinos (Plotinus)
The stumbling block was the trickiness of rhythm which was one of the composer's greatest gifts.The Secrets of a Savoyard|Henry A. Lytton
He called upon all his shrewdness, all his trickiness of the South.A Spirit in Prison|Robert Hichens
The church is "gingerly handled," but the clergy are derided for immorality, hypocrisy, and trickiness.Folkways|William Graham Sumner