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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Watchful to protect something.

Usage examples (37)
  • The basketball star was chary of his athletic reputation.
  • Adjective, : He was chary of investing in oil wells. ,She is excessively chary about her friends. ,chary of his praise
  • The Telangana JAC district convenor Dr. K.naka chary and Co,. convener, K. Rangaraju and a host of other leaders took part.
  • Maybe they are, in some strange way, but I'll bet Sy hersh really said, "chary", or even "wary". for more
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  • Even though she pointed out the "cherry" (small red round fruit with a pit) tree with a "cheery" (showing joy or good spirits) face, he was "chary" (stingy, slow to grant) of giving her thanks.
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