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Synonyms for dodgyˈdɒdʒ i

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chancy, chanceful, dicey, dodgy(adj)

    of uncertain outcome; especially fraught with risk

    "an extremely dicey future on a brave new world of liquid nitrogen, tar, and smog"- New Yorker

    Synonyms:
    tricksy, flukey, chanceful, cunning, dicey, slick, sly, chancy, fluky, knavish, crafty, wily, guileful, dodgy, tricky, foxy, iffy

    Antonyms:
    artless, safe

  2. crafty, cunning, dodgy, foxy, guileful, knavish, slick, sly, tricksy, tricky, wily(adj)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    tricksy, slippery, cunning, silky, clever, dicey, slick, sly, cute, satiny, chancy, sleek, catchy, ingenious, chanceful, pat, crafty, silklike, wily, guileful, knavish, dodgy, silken, glib, tricky, foxy

    Antonyms:
    safe, artless

Wiktionary

  1. dodgy(adjective)

    unsound and unreliable

    Synonyms:
    shaky

  2. dodgy(adjective)

    risky

    Synonyms:
    chancy, risky

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

unreliable, dubious, untrustworthy, questionable, shady, doubtful, murky, suspicious


Translations for dodgy

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • ненадежден, увъртащ, нечестен, избягващ, рискованBulgarian
  • unzuverlässig, risikoreich, unehrlich, riskant, ausweichend, zwielichtigenGerman
  • chungo, extraño, deshonesto, raroSpanish
  • riskialtis, epärehellinen, epävakaaFinnish
  • risqué, malhonnête, perverti, périlleux, pas fiableFrench
  • छलीHindi
  • rischioso, peculiare, anormale, disonesto, elusivo, inaffidabile, strano, evasivoItalian
  • desonesto, evasivo, arriscadoPortuguese
  • с хитрецой, сомнительный, непрочный, непредсказуемый, нечестный, шаткий, ловкий, изворотливый, рискованныйRussian

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