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iffy

slang Questionable or uncertain. A: "I wouldn't sit there if I were you—that chair is sort of iffy." B: "Yeah, it creaks like it's going to break every time someone sits in it!" Their agreement seems iffy to me, so I wouldn't get too excited about it.

iffy

(ˈɪfi)
mod. marginally uncertain. Things are still sort of iffy, but we’ll know for sure in a few days.
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Whether a Web page, a Tweet, or an iPhone application, if the sender or creator of the message was looking for a specific donor or donors in a particular state, they should be registered in that state, Barber said, but it's an "iffier question" if the nonprofit is trying to tell people about their work and finding supporters.
Eddie Fremantle spoke about a theory that Godolphin might be putting sheepskin nosebands on their 'iffier' two year olds.
Bigname German cast and wellknown subject matter should attract some attention in Europe, but prospects for Germany's foreign language Oscar submission look iffier elsewhere.
After that, things got iffier. Seventy-two percent expressed comfort with a Mormon candidate (sorry, Mitt.) Two-time divorce Rudy Giuliani gave comfort to only 67% of respondents.
Supplements are a little iffier, but are an option (see sidebar and chart).
It's not funny enough, the premise is about as convincing as an EastEnders plot and the new cast couldn't be iffier if they'd come "four yokels for the price of three" straight from the Derek Trotter Agency.
Still, some seem well thought out and eminently feasible; others appear a little iffier. A few are already funded and ready to break ground, while some are little more than a glint in an artistic director's eye.
The alternatives to Molson/Coors include a Miller/Coors merger--iffy on anti-trust grounds before the SAB/Miller deal, and iffier now--or acquisition by a company like Heineken or Interbrew.
But when the General Accounting Office took a look at $2.2 billion the Defense Department spent enforcing no-fly zones in Iraq and keeping peace in the Balkans in 2000 and 2001, it found at least $101 million in what it calls "questionable expenditures." Here are a few of the iffier expenses racked up at air bases in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.--Eric Bates
On the basis of his fair-trade record, Gephardt can plausibly hope to win support from manufacturing unions such as the United Auto Workers, but his backing among the increasingly dominant service-sector unions is iffier. ("Gephardt is really nowhere with us," says a leading official of one such union.) Any candidate who can win the national AFL-CIO's endorsement will get a leg up on the field, but winning requires two-thirds support from member unions, which will be arduous.
LATIN BEAT caught up with him after the release of a group effort, new age band Zazen's fourth album, Cayman Blue, an iffier record that nevertheless includes one absolutely killer track in the closing theme, Haitian High Priest.
Given the noises that both Ross Perot and Ralph Nader hike been making recently, however, this proposition looks iffier every day.
Comeback is iffier in the San Francisco Bay Area and comparable climates, and freesias are one-season plants in the Northwest.