dicey


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dic·ey

 (dī′sē)
adj. dic·i·er, dic·i·est
Involving or fraught with danger or risk: "an extremely dicey future on a brave new world of liquid nitrogen, tar, and smog" (New Yorker).

[From dice.]

dicey

(ˈdaɪsɪ)
adj, dicier or diciest
difficult or dangerous; risky; tricky

dic•ey

(ˈdaɪ si)

adj. dic•i•er, dic•i•est.
unpredictable; risky; uncertain.
[1935–40; dice + -ey1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.dicey - of uncertain outcome; especially fraught with risk; "an extremely dicey future on a brave new world of liquid nitrogen, tar, and smog"- New Yorker
dangerous, unsafe - involving or causing danger or risk; liable to hurt or harm; "a dangerous criminal"; "a dangerous bridge"; "unemployment reached dangerous proportions"

dicey

adjective (Informal, chiefly Brit.) dangerous, difficult, tricky, risky, hairy (slang), ticklish, chancy (informal) a dicey moment during a risky climb up the cliff
Translations
خَطِر، غَيْر مُؤَكَّد، فيه مُخاطَرَه
nebezpečnýriskantní
risikabelusikker
áhættusamur
ne olacağı bilinmeyenriskli

dicey

[ˈdaɪsɪ] ADJ (dicier (compar) (diciest (superl))) (Brit) (= uncertain) → incierto, dudoso; (= hazardous) → peligroso, arriesgado

dicey

[ˈdaɪsi] adj
it's a bit dicey → c'est un peu risqué

dicey

adj (inf)riskant

dicey

[ˈdaɪsɪ] adj (fam) it's a bit diceyè un po' un rischio

dice

(dais) plural dice noun
(American die (dai) ) a small cube, usually with numbered sides or faces, used in certain games. It is your turn to throw the dice.
verb
1. to cut (vegetables etc) into small cubes. She diced the carrots for the soup.
2. to compete (with someone) at throwing dice; to gamble.
ˈdicey adjective
uncertain; risky. a dicey situation.
dice with death
to do something very risky (and dangerous). He diced with death every time he took a short cut across the main railway line.
the die is cast
the decisive step has been taken – there is no going back.
References in classic literature ?
If, like Pauline Dicey, she had roller-skated for a solid hour with a black-moustached stranger while her fiance floundered in Mug's Alley she could have understood his frowning disapprovingly.
Mr House suggested that Whitty was pinning the blame on Polish Pete because it helped his cousin Aaron Power, who is charged with Hayley's murder, and his friend Matthew Dicey, who the prosecution say destroyed the car at his dad's breaker's yard.
A report by the World Health Organization (WHO) said that dicey roads, wild drivers and a car culture where traffic rules are seldom obeyed all led the Dominican Republic to earn the title as the most deadly country in the world to get behind the wheel of a vehicle, reports DR1 Daily News (June 27, 2013).
To walk out of the village to the nearest bus stop either to Redcar or Middlesbrough is dicey.
Mikyajy has introduced two new fragrances for women, Dicey Royale and Flirt Dreams.
A BIT DICEY Wayne at gaming table in LA SAFE BET relaxes poolside ROO-LETTE J Bet with Wes
SHAWFIELD 1st - Big Road Lad; 2nd - Antita Terrot; 3rd - Luminous Girl; 4th - Dicey Reilly; 5th - Court Cave; 6th - Sharpdressedman; 7th - Jazzapat Joker; 8th - Hey Cosmo; 9th - Clean Shave; 10th - Farloe Maldini; 11th - Dance Simar; 12th - At Your Service.
5 billion settlement with investors over traded securities backed by dicey home loans initiated by Countrywide.
Despite dicey weather, Saturday's free Eugene Symphony concert was at capacity, and now you have the chance to scoop up free tickets for a FOOD for Lane County benefit featuring Satin Love Orchestra, Lilla D'Mone and Shelley and Cal.
Lumping on the Warriors at that price is dicey given their woeful form.
Dicey, Justice Iran Rand, and the case of Roncarelli v.
His principal strengths were in public law, and, in particular, he was amongst the first rank of those engaged in the most recent attempt to develop a distinct administrative law appropriate to the Commonwealth jurisdictions still haunted, to varying but always significant degrees, by the ghost of AV Dicey.