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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Quality or state of wariness of being taken advantage of; Shrewdness.

Usage examples (35)
  • Adjective, : a cagey reply to the probing question
  • Now, Palin's caginess began to make sense to Stewart.
  • It's just that his little game - that blend of wit, charm and caginess - has worn thin.
  • His caginess did not exactly delight her, but that issue was for another time and place. for more
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