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Definition of the adjective chancy

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Chancy is one of the top 1000 most common adjectives in the English language.

adjective - degrees: more chancy / chancier | most chancy / chanciest

  1. of uncertain outcome; especially fraught with risk
  2. subject to accident or chance or change

Alternative definition of the adjective chancy

adjective

  1. uncertain, risky, hazardous
  2. subject to chance; random

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Google previewThe Biographical Dictionary of Iowa (2009)

by David Hudson, Marvin Bergman, Loren Horton

Young, Chancy Lamb (also of Clinton), and other millmen responded to the vast demand for lumber, lath, and shingles as new settlers populated Iowa, Nebraska, and adjacent states and erected countless houses, barns, and city buildings.

Google previewA Dictionary of the Scottish Language (1846)

In which the Words are Explained in Their Different Senses, Authorized by the Names of the Writers by Whom They are Used, Or the Titles of the Works in which They Occur, and Derived from Their Originals by John Jamieson

CHANCY, adj. 1.

Google previewThe English Dialect Dictionary (1903)

Being the Complete Vocabulary of All Dialect Words Still in Use, Or Known to Have Been in Use During the Last Two Hundred Years; Founded on the Publications of the English Dialect Society and on a Large Amount of Material Never Before Printed by Joseph Wright

chancy, dangerous, unlucky, “uncanny”; (3) — count, of no account; (4) — far, near; (5) – fashion, badly, ill-contrivedly; (6) -gait(s, nowhere; in no wise; # — gift, stupid ; “not all there'; (8) — holm or home, the butcher's broom ...

Google previewSimiles Dictionary (2013)

by Elyse Sommer

chancy and fickle as a whore's heart — Robert ...

Google previewEtymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ... Abriged from the 4. Ed (1818)

by John Jamieson

CHANCY ...

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Pont Chancy (CH)-Pougny(F)

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Democracy, it appears, is a bit chancy. But its chances also depend on what we do ourselves. (Robert A. Dahl)
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Scrabble value of C3H4A1N1C3Y4

The value of this 6-letter word is 16 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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