Definitions for cageyˈkeɪ dʒi

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cag•eyˈkeɪ dʒi(adj.)cag•i•er, cag•i•est.

or cag•y

  1. cautious, wary, or shrewd:

    a cagey manner; a cagey reply.

Origin of cagey:

1890–95, Amer.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. cagey, cagy, canny, clever(adj)

    showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others

    "a cagey lawyer"; "too clever to be sound"

  2. cagey, cagy, chary(adj)

    characterized by great caution and wariness

    "a cagey avoidance of a definite answer"; "chary of the risks involved"; "a chary investor"


  1. cagey(Adjective)

    wary, careful, shrewd

  2. cagey(Adjective)

    uncommunicative; unwilling or hesitant to give information.

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He's very cagey about his plans.

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