Synonyms of tricky in English:

tricky


See definition of tricky

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

NZ Australian informal shonky

rare subtle, carny

ANTONYMS

honest