1. [ adjective ] of uncertain outcome; especially fraught with risk
Synonyms: dicey dodgy chanceful

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

Related terms: dangerous
2. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 18771
3. [ adjective ] (informal) subject to accident or chance or change
Synonyms: flukey iffy fluky

"a chancy appeal at best" "getting that job was definitely fluky" "a fluky wind" "an iffy proposition"

Related terms: colloquialism uncertain
Similar spelling:   Chancey