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cagey

cage·y (ca·gy)

cagey (cagy)

 
pronunciation:
keI ji
part of speech: adjective
inflections: cagier, cagiest
definition: careful not to be trapped or taken advantage of; wary; shrewd.
synonyms:
canny, careful, cautious, chary, guarded, wary
antonyms:
gullible, naive
similar words:
alert, circumspect, clever, discreet, judicious, observant, prudent, shrewd, vigilant, watchful
derivations: cagily (adv.), caginess (n.)