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
A person who is suspicious
"Mancuso is so sketchy"
by SOOFS October 04, 2008
Meaning poor or cheap looking
woa look at Tamara she's sketchy as
by over5tayer October 16, 2006
A term often used at the Peddie school when someone looks out of place or dirty, generally used in reference to townies. Sometimes used to describe places.
Look at that punk with dirty hair, he's so sketchy
by word April 09, 2004
The state one tends to be in after the use of hard drugs, usual Extacy. The feeling is one where the mind is awake yet the body feels dead.
Man, I did 2 hits of White Unicorn at WEMF and next day i was sketchy as shit.
by Codpiece July 28, 2003
any person, place, or thing that immediately reminds one of their mother, and how badly they do not want her to find out about this person, place, or thing.
by Anonymous October 23, 2002
(ADJ.) Used to describe a questionable/uneasy vibe given off by a person, place, or thing.

Often used to describe something not seeming to fall quite into place, often causing discomfort and/or confusion.
1) "Did you see that guy had a pistol in his back pocket? It was kind of sketchy."

2) The area with a dead bodies on the ground would most likely be considered sketchy

3) "Did You See That Woman Walking Into The Bed Bath & Beyond With A Ski Mask On & Rope?"
"Yeah, It Was Pretty Sketchy."
by President of JMV Mom Fan Club November 30, 2013

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