Dodgy

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Definition

dodgy (UK): precarious, risky, unreliable, unsafe; suspicious
adjective
Pronunciation examples
UK: Eating cheese gives you a dodgy stomach.
US: This neighborhood is a bit dodgy; let's run away.

Examples

  • "The neighborhood is a little dodgy, but if you go during the day, it's fine."
  • "Since I'm in a good mood today, I've decided to give you some tips on how to avoid builders from hell, dodgy plumbers, and other construction conmen."

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