tricksy(redirected from tricksily)
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adj. trick·si·er, trick·si·est
a. Playful or michievous: "the merry, tricksy, elfish fun of the terriers and collies that we all know" (John Muir).
b. Devious or deceptive.
2. Requiring care or skill; tricky.
3. Artfully decorated or done.
adj, -sier or -siest
1. playing tricks habitually; mischievous
2. crafty or difficult to deal with
3. archaic well-dressed; spruce; smart
adj. -si•er, -si•est.
1. given to tricks; mischievous; playful; prankish.
2. difficult to handle or deal with.
3. tricky; crafty; wily.
4. Archaic. fashionably trim; spruce; smart.
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|Adj.||1.||tricksy - marked by skill in deception; "cunning men often pass for wise"; "deep political machinations"; "a foxy scheme"; "a slick evasive answer"; "sly as a fox"; "tricky Dick"; "a wily old attorney"|
artful - marked by skill in achieving a desired end especially with cunning or craft; "the artful dodger"; "an artful choice of metaphors"