Crossword clues for dicey
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
"risky, uncertain" (as the roll of dice), 1940s, aviators' jargon, from dice (n.) + -y (2). Related: Diciness.
a. 1 fraught with danger. 2 Of uncertain, risky outcome. 3 Of doubtful or uncertain efficacy, provenance, etc.; dodgy. 4 (context slang English) nauseating, rank.
Dicey is a surname, and may refer to:
- A. V. Dicey (1835–1922), British jurist and constitutional theorist
- Edward Dicey (1832–1911), British author, editor and journalist
Usage examples of "dicey".
After a few dicey moments they finally got settledBoyd in the stern, Eugenie in the bowand Honey eased them into the current.
A dicey moment followed while Pel arranged the opened Great Key in the light-beam reader.
Raina, the problem is that this whole treaty fights issue is pretty dicey right now, and people are circling thdr wagons up here.
Despite keeping mum, Ula realized she now found herself in a dicey situation.
If it was suicidal, she thought, at least it was grander and dicier than swallowing any little pills.
The diciest part had come when the Rosslyn Metro station manager had come down onto the lower platform to see if he was all right after one of the people waiting for a train had said something.
But a young female Froofy fan could be a very useful cut-out in some dicey negotiations.
I am telling him Junie Gauloir have run away with Dicey the Protestant, when all very quick Luc push between me and Henri, jump into the street, and speak like that!
Once I get back to Earth and build the hats, we come to the really dicey part: practicing the energized metaconcert with the Dynasty.
Here comes the dicey part when I've got to explain—very delicately—that when it comes to obituaries, it's now or never.
He'd damned sure never gone into the field as a spook to join up with an assassination team, and while the idea of terminating the lives of people who liked killing Americans seemed quite a good thing at a desk in West Odenton, Marylandin Seat 3A of an Airbus 330, thirty-four thousand feet over the Atlantic Ocean it was suddenly a dicey state of affairs.
He'd damned sure never gone into the field as a spook to join up with an assassination team, and while the idea of terminating the lives of people who liked killing Americans seemed quite a good thing at a desk in West Odenton, Maryland—in Seat 3A of an Airbus 330, thirty-four thousand feet over the Atlantic Ocean it was suddenly a dicey state of affairs.
Not with the jade or tomorrows dicey raid on Farmer Island, but with Lianne herself.
The playing field, as it were, was not very largesmaller than Times Square, for examplebut it bustled with activity and vehicle traffic, and enough pedestrians to make passage there a dicey proposition for all involved.