[ trik-suhm ]

Origin of tricksome

First recorded in 1640–50; trick + -some1

Words Nearby tricksome Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

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