Definition of Tricksiest

1. Adjective. (superlative of tricksy) ¹



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Definition of Tricksiest

1. tricksy [adj] - See also: tricksy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tricksiest

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tricklet
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tricksiest (current term)
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Literary usage of Tricksiest

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1. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1861)
"In its tricksiest moments fancy would conjure up a long green vista of over-arching trees, a barn door studded with clenched carcases of stoats and weasels, ..."

2. Elizabethan Critical Essays by George Gregory Smith (1904)
"... tricksiest page in Euphues or Pap-hatchet. The Muses shame to remember some fresh quaffers of Helicon : and which of the Graces or Vertues ..."

3. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1896)
"Shakespeare knew ' a many fools ' that ' for a tricksy word ' would ' defy the matter ' ; and ' the tricksiest page in " Euphues " ' was in his opinion, ..."

4. The Complete Works of John Lyly by John Lyly, Richard Warwick Bond (1902)
"The finest wits prefer the loosest period in M. Ascham, or Sir Philip Sidney, before the tricksiest page in Euphues or Pap-hatchet. ..."

5. The Rise of English Literary Prose by George Philip Krapp (1915)
"... in Ascham was his " polished and refined eloquence," and he prefers the loosest period in Ascham or Sidney to the " tricksiest page of Euphues. ..."

6. English Writers: An Attempt Towards a History of English Literature by Henry Morley, William Hall Griffin (1892)
"the finest wits prefer the loosest period in M. Ascham or Sir Philip Sidney before the tricksiest page in ' Euphues ' or ' Pap Hatchet. ..."

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