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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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We also saw--yet again--that the iffiest element in puppetry is typically its dramaturgy.
By the time she left for HP in July 1999, he concludes, Lucent had a reputation for its willingness to float the biggest loans in the industry, and to float them to some of the iffiest credit risks.
(1) The account here is meant to improve upon and replace the Transmission Principle in Bedke, "The Iffiest Oughts." For similar probability-raising accounts, see Kolodny, "Instrumental Reasons"; and Stegenga, "Probabilizing the End." For a very different approach, see Horty, "Reasons as Defaults." For the related issue of what it is to promote the satisfaction of one's desires, see Lin, "Simple Probabilistic Promotion"; Sharadin, "Checking the Neighborhood" and "Problems for Pure Probabilism about Promotion (and a Disjunctive Alternative)"; Coates, "An Actual-Sequence Theory of Promotion"; Schroeder, Slaves of the Passions; and Finlay, Confusion of Tongues.
(24) This paragraph summarizes a worry that anyone ought to have about the plausibility of so-called "third-factor" accounts, of the sort developed on behalf of moral realism by David Enoch (2011) Taking Morality Seriously, Oxford: Oxford University Press; Knut Skarsaune (2010) "Darwin and Moral Realism: Survival of the Iffiest," Philosophical Studies 152: 229-43; Brosnan (2011: 60-62), and (on a certain interpretation) Wielenberg (2010).