adjective, trick·si·er, trick·si·est.
- trickle-down theory,
- tricks of the trade,
Origin of tricksy
Examples from the Web for tricksy
Yes, it was your tricksy self, Wicked-trickèd little elf, Naughty Caroline!The Bon Gaultier Ballads|William Edmonstoune Aytoun
In all of them, except the Negromante, we have a sub-plot which brings a tricksy valet into play.Renaissance in Italy: Italian Literature|John Addington Symonds
Harald looked a trifle flurried, it is probable; but held in his wrath, and did no damage to the tricksy Englishman.Early Kings of Norway|Thomas Carlyle
Printsy is a word of the same formation with tricksy; and the phrase, "The printsy Angelo!"
Madame von Marwitz now looked at her and as she looked the tricksy light of malice again grew in her eye.Tante|Anne Douglas Sedgwick