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Definition of the adjective chancy
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adjective - degrees: more chancy / chancier | most chancy / chanciest
- of uncertain outcome; especially fraught with risk
- subject to accident or chance or change
Alternative definition of the adjective chancy
- uncertain, risky, hazardous
- subject to chance; random
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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.
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.
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 ...
Similes Dictionary (2013)
by Elyse Sommer
chancy and fickle as a whore's heart — Robert ...
by John Jamieson
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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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