Definition of chancy:
Synonyms for chancy:
uncertain, jeopardous, clouded, unclear, certain, knavish, fluky, borderline, dangerous, risky, unsure, slick, wily, chanceful, parlous, dubitable, problematic, dicey, bold, brave, do-or-die, treacherous, tricky, indeterminate, problematical, unsafe, hazardous, touch-and-go, hairy, flukey, crafty, sly, unsound, dubious, perilous, questionable, adventurous, at your own risk, safety, dodgy, tricksy, foxy, ambiguous, clear, doubtful, inconclusive, equivocal, venturous, guileful, iffy, venturesome, cunning.
- motiveless (part of speech: adjective)
- probable (part of speech: adjective)
It is sad, very sad, your Holiness- no, that's wrong; but never mind, it will be right before all's done, and a good omen, I say, coming so sudden and chancy- your Lordship, I mean- not but what there's lots of the sort about here, as is generally the case round a- I mean everywhere.- "The Lady Of Blossholme", H. Rider Haggard.
- "Yollop", George Barr McCutcheon.