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tricksome

[ trik-suhm ]
/ ˈtrɪk səm /
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adjective
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Origin of tricksome

First recorded in 1640–50; trick + -some1
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How to use tricksome in a sentence

  • The visitor should beware of the tricksome water-works upon this terrace.

    Walks in Rome|Augustus J.C. Hare
  • A tricksome thing is life, Miss Polly, especially for a andsome female, and no young fellow to be trusted with it.

    Cradock Nowell, Vol. 3 (of 3)|Richard Doddridge Blackmore
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