Definition Of tricky


(of a task, problem, or situation) requiring care and skill because difficult or awkward.

applying eyeliner can be a tricky business

Example Of tricky

  • applying eyeliner can be a tricky business

  • But just the same, I love photography's trickiness - which it can't help, or rather, our uncertain perception of it - which we can't help.

  • But unlike Mr. Jack I was neither a doctor nor a surgeon, and thus I was unequipped to deal with the trickiness of human anatomy.

  • Completing one set of objectives or the other isn't too hard, but completing them both is a tricky task.

  • Customs officers, for example, I find trickily unpredictable.

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