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.”
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Used to describe a place that is shady, iffy or just generally makes one feel unsafe.

The word was created by a passer-by to describe Vancouver's shady east side and grew like wildfire across the nations.
Going into a poor area that doesn't feel safe is sketchy.
Not down with this guy he is super sketchy.
by TrueSketch June 01, 2009

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doing or seeing or accepting something that is borderline perverted
When Tato took Jackson's latin homework to give to me because she knows I stalk him, I felt sketchy
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A person who is suspicious
"Mancuso is so sketchy"
by SOOFS October 04, 2008

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When somebody is really different, outspoken, odd, weird, off-beat..etc.
1. I was talking to Michelle the other day and she started babbling about some random guy that she made-out with in the grocery store...she's really sketchy...

2. Bill is acting really sketchy lately, he won't return my calls.

by JulieFozz November 11, 2007

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If someone or something is weak, and unstable and doesn't really know what is going on or is dodgy in its manufacturing.
To a person: "Uhhhhh....you're some sketchy brare, go and dap some other joke".

To a object: "That camera is well sketchy, give it to the bin".
by DAPedyourmum February 02, 2007

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Meaning poor or cheap looking
woa look at Tamara she's sketchy as
by over5tayer October 16, 2006

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