Dicey is a surname, and may refer to:
- A. V. Dicey (1835 – 1922), British jurist and constitutional theorist.
- Edward Dicey (1832 - 1911), A British writer.
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Dicey — ist der Nachname mehrerer Personen: Albert Venn Dicey (1835–1922), englischer Jurist Edward James Stephen Dicey (1832–1911), englischer Journalist und Essayist Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidu … Deutsch Wikipedia
dicey — risky, uncertain (as the roll of dice), 1940s, aviators jargon, from DICE (Cf. dice) + Y (Cf. y) (2) … Etymology dictionary
dicey — [adj] risky capricious, chancy, dangerous, difficult, erratic, fluctuant, iffy*, incalculable, ticklish, tricky, uncertain, unpredictable, whimsical; concepts 535,552 Ant. certain, safe, sure … New thesaurus
dicey — ► ADJECTIVE (dicier, diciest) informal ▪ difficult or potentially dangerous … English terms dictionary
dicey — [dī′sē] adj. [ DICE + Y3] [Informal, Chiefly Brit.] hazardous; risky; chancy … English World dictionary
dicey — adjective (dicier; est) Etymology: 1dice + y Date: 1950 risky, unpredictable < a dicey proposition > < dicey weather > … New Collegiate Dictionary
Dicey — There are two possible sources of this interesting medieval English name, the first being that it is a dialectal variant of a locational name Diss, from a place so called in Norfolk. The earliest recording of Diss appears in the Domesday Book of… … Surnames reference
dicey — [[t]da͟ɪsi[/t]] dicier, diciest ADJ GRADED Something that is dicey is slightly dangerous or uncertain. [BRIT, INFORMAL] There was a dicey moment as one of our party made a risky climb up the cliff wall … English dictionary
dicey — UK [ˈdaɪsɪ] / US adjective Word forms dicey : adjective dicey comparative dicier superlative diciest informal involving danger or risk … English dictionary
dicey — [“daisi] mod. touchy; chancy; touch and go. □ Things are just a little dicey right now. □ I’m working on a dicey deal with the city right now … Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions