Definition of Tricksiness

1. n. The quality or state of being tricksy; trickiness.



Definition of Tricksiness

1. Noun. The state or condition of being tricksy. ¹

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Definition of Tricksiness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tricksiness

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Literary usage of Tricksiness

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1. George Eliot's Works by George Eliot (1894)
"From the very first there had been an exasperating fascination in the tricksiness with which she had — not met his advances, but — wheeled away from them. ..."

2. A Short History of English Literature by George Saintsbury (1898)
"His is the real '; elfin laughter," the true tricksiness of Cupid, which even Rochester, even Congreve, turned to sordid treachery and ribald coarseness ..."

3. Library of the World's Best Literature: Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner (1902)
"Some folks may see nothing in it but the tricksiness of an extravagant spirit; and some perchance may pluck a heart of meaning out of it. ..."

4. A History of Criticism and Literary Taste in Europe from the Earliest Texts by George Saintsbury (1917)
"Lamb, not Hunt, is really the "Ariel of Criticism," and he sometimes pushes tricksiness to a point which would, we fear, have made his testy Highness of ..."

5. The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine by Roy J. Friedman Mark Twain Collection (Library of Congress) (1913)
"We should have come by a system of our own in due time, aided by glamour—that tricksiness of the eye and ear, or of the genie that dwells behind the ..."

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