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.
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I don't think enough attention is paid to the risks involved, especially when it comes to liquidity in things like fixed income, some of the more dicier credits and small cap and micro-cap, where liquidity in the best of times is not so great.
But it looked to many as if the kidnapers in Yemen were clearing the decks as the political situation has gotten dicier.
The two main plans are to suck planet-warming carbon dioxide out of the air and--the dicier option--to shield the globe from sunlight by reflecting it back into space.
If demographic trends continue, it may get dicier to let mostly urban Texans decide who's qualified to represent agriculture, farm leaders said.
Regaining control, on the other hand, is a far dicier proposition.
The picture is dicier overall for the dozens or hundreds of other key decision-makers in the company.
The two Coopers - Tom and Ben came into the crease with Holland still favourites, albeit a lot dicier, to pull off an incredible win.
Things got even dicier last month, when the company lowered its estimates for Q4 and fiscal 2013.
Mre revealed that even the weather was getting dicier as the clouds started to roll down the mountain
This summer it is much dicier, as the deadline to submit final times and team entries is six (6) days after the final event in Eugene on July 1st.