iffy

[if-ee]
adjective, iffier, iffiest. Informal.
1.
full of unresolved points or questions: an iffy situation.
2.
doubtful; questionable: An early decision on this is iffy.

Origin:
1915–20; if + -y1

iffiness, noun


1. doubtful, unsettled, uncertain, speculative.
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iffy (ˈɪfɪ)
 
adj , iffier, iffiest
informal uncertain or subject to contingency: this scheme sounds a bit iffy
 
[C20: from if + -y1]

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iffy definition

[ˈɪfi]
  1. mod.
    marginally uncertain. : Things are still sort of iffy, but we'll know for sure in a few days.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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Example sentences
With vampires, even the embraces are an iffy matter.
It is difficult to tell whether the economy's iffy patch has bogged down such
  investment.
My route is steep in places with loose scree making the footing iffy.
The mechanics of recall are delicate, so iffy and contingent.
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