chancy[ chan-see, chahn- ]SEE DEFINITION OF chancy
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CHANCY
The struggle for life was difficult and chancy in the islands in those days.
Hopalong smiled, turned to Buck and related his conversation with Chancy.
Hugh de Moreville is a man whom it is not chancy to meddle with.
To get a light in this way was the most chancy thing in the world.
A dark road, pitted with shell holes and slimy with mud, is chancy.
You know what a hazardous, chancy, short-lived thing is the fashion of a woman.
Matron Kowalski on night duty had a habit of turning that light off and on at chancy intervals after midnight.
Next comes anywhere in the barrel forward of the short ribs--a chancy proceeding, and one leading to long chases.
It was a chancy plan at best, and would probably break down long before any visit could be made to the city.
It might be chancy, opening that door; so he peered through a narrow crack at first, listening intently.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CHANCY
- fat chance
- long shot
- on thin ice
- up for grabs
- touch and go