tricksy

[trik-see]
adjective, tricksier, tricksiest.
1.
Also, tricksome. given to tricks; mischievous; playful; prankish.
2.
difficult to handle or deal with.
3.
Archaic. tricky; crafty; wily.
4.
Archaic. fashionably trim; spruce; smart.

Origin:
1545–55; trick + -s3 + -y1; cf. -sy

tricksily, adverb
tricksiness, noun
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tricksy (ˈtrɪksɪ)
 
adj , -sier, -siest
1.  playing tricks habitually; mischievous
2.  crafty or difficult to deal with
3.  archaic well-dressed; spruce; smart
 
'tricksiness
 
n

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Too fancy and tricksy for my taste, the stuff he gets in.
It does not mean tricksy or disingenuous, but clear-cut and persuasive.
It doesn't necessarily mean tricksy or disingenuous, but clear-cut and persuasive.
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