chancy chancy adj. 1. depending on chance.

Syn: chanceful, dicey, dodgy, hazardous, risky. [WordNet 1.5]

2. subject to accident or chance or change.

Syn: fluky, flukey, iffy. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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