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Synonyms for dodgy

Synonyms for dodgy

of uncertain outcome

marked by skill in deception

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This turns out to have contracted demand worldwide, making these new assets dodgier than the last lot.
I've had to hold more impromptu creative writing seminars on the nature of fiction in the city's dodgier boozers than all our universities combined.
All of which certainly did nothing to ease the not inconsiderable weight already resting on the shoulders of DI Alec Hardy, played by David Tennant Both a physical and emotional wreck to begin with (dodgy ticker, dodgier past) you feel like Tennant's copper has more skeletons in his closet than the stock room at the Natural History Museum.
Jilly |Oz Clarke As this instalment celebrates the arrival of the VCR, the home computer, the microwave and leg-warmers, there are plenty of TV howlers too, highlighting the dodgier editorial decisions of the decade, notably, Erica Roe demonstrating the benefits of a new invention called the sports bra in endless, close-up.
The Mill C4, 8PM Expenses scandals aside, 19th century politicians were even dodgier than now.
Blimey, sounds like one of the Tory T Party's dodgier donors.
EMMERDALE (7pm and 8pm ITV1) ROBBIE seizes his chance to get even with Debbie, right, tonight when he lies that she was personally responsible for diluting the dodgy vodka with something even dodgier.
While he fronts the legitimate side of the family firm, it's left to his sons Cal (Paul Nicholls) and Matty (Harry Lloyd) to run the dodgier side of the enterprise.
And they're still selling details of crash victims to even dodgier ambulance-chasing law firms.
The weather forecast could hardly be dodgier and Tseng's physical strength - top American Cristie Kerr says enviously: "Yani hits it like a guy" - could well be a key factor as her average drive, 271 yards, is only a yard or two behind the No.
A laboured character study alternative to Essential Killing, another fugitive movie reviewed this week, Tracker features some barmy barnets and even dodgier facial fuzz.
Julie Graham puts in a good performance as motherly heroine Abby Grant, but some of the acting's dodgier than Alistair Darling's eyebrows and the villains are one-dimensional.
It's a sad sign of the times for the profession that youths who once spent their days nicking radio/cassette players from Fiestas in dodgier parts of town are now taking the flagstones from under our feet.
Dafydd Iwan,heof the dodgy politics and even dodgier singing career, says the four cases have ``taught him a lesson''.
This week we've had the usual stuff about dodgy refs and even dodgier handshakes and with a Rangers game around the bend it doesn't take much to turn in to conspiracy corner.