tricksome

[trik-suh m]

Origin of tricksome

First recorded in 1640–50; trick + -some1
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Examples from the Web for tricksome

Historical Examples of tricksome

  • 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