Definition of


  1. (adj, all) characterized by great caution and wariness
    chary of the risks involved
    a chary investor
  2. (adj, all) showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others
    too clever to be sound

via WordNet, Princeton University

Synonyms of Cagy

cagey, canny, chary, clever

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