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a. (alternative form of cagey English) alt. (alternative form of cagey English)

  1. adj. showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others; "a cagey lawyer"; "too clever to be sound" [syn: cagey, canny, clever]

  2. characterized by great cautious and wariness; "a cagey avoidance of a definite answer"; "chary of the risks involved"; "a chary investor" [syn: cagey, chary]

Usage examples of "cagy".

And it occurred to her again what she'd thought yesterday - that the boy was much cagier, and more dangerous, than she'd thought.

Gregori was cagier than most, even when he I was convinced that we would all be dead in a minute he still said very little.

Though some were cagy, hinting at Amazing Simplicity and Ingenious Devising, whilst giving no details, most of the letters were all-out philo-sophick confessions, showing either an unhealthy naivete, or an inner certainty that the Scheme would never work anyway.

Two or three times I thought we'd spot him just over the next hill, but he was a cagy bastard, and by midafternoon we still hadn't sighted him.