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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Characterized by great caution and wariness; Showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others.

Usage examples (37)
  • A cagey lawyer
  • A cagey avoidance of a definite answer
  • Onto the match and the first half could best be described as "cagey" - this is the polite way of saying it was a bit dull.
  • KURTZ: When Lou Dobbs abruptly quit CNN, he was kind of cagey about what he'd do next. for more
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