chancy - Dictionary definition and meaning for word chancy

(adj) of uncertain outcome; especially fraught with risk
Synonyms : chanceful , dicey , dodgy
Example Sentence
  • an extremely dicey future on a brave new world of liquid nitrogen, tar, and smog
(adj) subject to accident or chance or change
Synonyms : flukey , fluky , iffy
Example Sentence
  • a chancy appeal at best
  • getting that job was definitely fluky
  • a fluky wind
  • an iffy proposition

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