Definition of Chancy in English :

Define Chancy in English

Chancy meaning in English

Meaning of Chancy in English

Pronunciation of Chancy in English

Chancy pronunciation in English

Pronounce Chancy in English


see synonyms of chancy


1. chanceful, chancy, dicey, dodgy

of uncertain outcome; especially fraught with risk

Example Sentences:
'an extremely dicey future on a brave new world of liquid nitrogen, tar, and smog'

2. chancy, flukey, fluky, iffy

subject to accident or chance or change

Example Sentences:
'a chancy appeal at best'
'getting that job was definitely fluky'
'a fluky wind'
'an iffy proposition'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of chancy
adjectiveWord forms: chancier or chanciest
of uncertain outcome or temperament; risky

Collins English Dictionary. Copyright © HarperCollins Publishers


see synonyms of chancy
adjectiveWord forms: ˈchancier or ˈchanciest
risky; uncertain
2.  Scottish
bringing good luck

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of chancy
adj. chanc·i·er, chanc·i·est
1. Uncertain as to outcome; risky; hazardous.
2. Random; haphazard.
3. Scots Lucky; propitious.

The American Heritage ® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition copyright ©2018 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.