A word of which the true meaning is known only by the user. Can be used to describe either a shady event/location/person, or a cool event/location/person. Has also been used to express degrees of confusion.
For example:

Sally: “Jim’s acting sketchy as hell.”

Mary: “What do you mean? That word makes no sense.”
by Tsunami Lu March 19, 2009
Adj- Shady; what the situation becomes when someone has taken too much speed Speed; unsafe; unreliable; not trustworthy

Noun-Sketchball- A person who has taken too much Extacy who cannot make safe decisions and is no longer reliable or trustworthy; A shady character
New York alleys at night are so sketchy.

There is no way in hell I'm going to give my new Mercades to that sketchball.

The wooden rollercoaster at the theme park in Colorado was really sketchy.
by lastchance1291 March 25, 2006
An adjective used to describe anything questionable or foreign in relation to one's comfort zone. Commonly used by teenagers in a-town to describe other people they find shady. Not to be confused with sketch, the form of the word used by many teens in McLean.
The dark alley was most sketchy.
by lorlila March 21, 2005
1.Looking unsafe

2.Flat out not a good idea

3.An excuse not to do something stupid your friends want you to do

4.A feeling of paranoia
"Ride down that ramp" i dunno dude looks kinda sketchy

"hey lets smoke this blunt right here" Nah not here seems a bit sketchy
by IIOMG iTz Wiked June 08, 2009
A CRACK HOE THAT WALKS UP AND DOWN THE STREET IN SPANDEX TURNING TRICKS FOR A DOLLAR OR TWO. sHE ALSO LOOKS LIKE SHE HASN'T EATEN ENOUGH IN YEARS AND THE SPANDEX IS LOOSE.
OH GOD THE SKETCHIES ARE OUT AGAIN, I SAW HER GO INTO OLD DUDES HOUSE.PUT A BRA ON.
by IPSEY July 28, 2008
A very shady character, someone untrustworthy.
I'd stay away from that guy, he looks sketchy.
by Rawar July 13, 2005
Somebody who does inexplainable shit, says random things and has little to no short term memory, generally messed up from drug abuse.
1. You sketchy fuck!
by King L July 20, 2003
Often used in skateboarding. Describes the rider as unsteady, a rider with lack of control over the board.
ohh this hang over sure makes me skate sketchy as ....
by toba July 17, 2003
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