Synonyms of tricky in English:

tricky


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adjective

1‘a tricky situation’

SYNONYMS
difficult, awkward, problematic, delicate, ticklish, sensitive, touchy, risky, uncertain, precarious, touch-and-go
thorny, knotty, involved, complex, complicated, convoluted
vexed
embarrassing
informal sticky, dicey, hairy
North American informal gnarly
ANTONYMS

straightforward, uncomplicated

2‘a tricky and unscrupulous politician’

SYNONYMS
cunning, crafty, wily, artful, guileful, devious, scheming, sly, slippery, slick, deceitful, deceptive, duplicitous, dishonest, disingenuous, Machiavellian
North American snide
informal foxy, shifty
British informal fly, dodgy
South African informal slim
Australian, New Zealand informal shonky
rare subtle, carny
ANTONYMS

honest