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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The diciest moment came when hundreds of Saleh loyalists, touting swords and knives, massed outside the UAE Embassy.
Others erected a big tent in one of Sanaa's main streets, blocking traffic and raising banners that read: "Don't go, don't sign!" Another armed crowd blocked the road in front of the presidential palace, chanting, "We will not permit the president's ouster." The diciest moment came when hundreds of Saleh loyalists, touting swords and knives, massed outside the UAE Embassy.