Definition of tricksiness in US English:



  • See tricksy

    • ‘The shifting set apart, the director Joe Dowling eschews any tricksiness, instead concentrating on making the most of his talented cast.’
    • ‘I had to settle for a mocked up photo of the man - plus a whole lot of artificial shadow tricksiness.’
    • ‘It seems at times as if Malkani is enjoying his linguistic tricksiness so much he just can't stop himself.’
    • ‘I found them both coherent, lively and strange, though not without a touch of that mannered tricksiness you so often find in physical theatre.’