Definition of tricksy:
pixieish, dodgy, devilish, touchy, silken, elvish, delicate, ingenious, glib, tough, espiègle, leprechaunish, spiny, silklike, impish, pat, wicked, prickly, slick, foxy, arch, cute, knavish, puckish, unscrupulous, sensitive, fraudulent, sticky, satiny, thorny, tricky, prankish, difficult, chancy, artful, ticklish, dicey, devious, dishonest, sleek, nasty, problematic, deceitful, roguish, waggish, pixie, wily, sly, guileful, knotty, scampish, clever, crafty, silky, dubious, rascally, catchy, corrupt, cunning, slippery, hairy, unprincipled, chanceful, untruthful.
All around the sweets of summer rose and fell, and drifted like scarcely visible shining mists, fraught with the spice of leaf and perfume of blossom, agitated by swells of tricksy wind, going on and on to the mysterious goal of the season.- "Hoosier Mosaics", Maurice Thompson.
- "This Freedom", A. S. M. Hutchinson.
- "The Diamond Pin", Carolyn Wells.