Definitions for waryˈwɛər i

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

war•y*ˈwɛər i(adj.)war•i•er, war•i•est.

  1. watchful; being on one's guard against danger.

  2. arising from caution:

    a wary look.

* Syn: See careful.

Origin of wary:

1545–55; ware2+-y1

war′i•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. wary(adj)

    marked by keen caution and watchful prudence

    "they were wary in their movements"; "a wary glance at the black clouds"; "taught to be wary of strangers"

  2. leery, mistrustful, suspicious, untrusting, wary(adj)

    openly distrustful and unwilling to confide

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. wary(adjective)ˈwɛər i

    not trusting easily

    I'm wary of drugs that have not been tested.; The child looked at her warily.

Wiktionary

  1. wary(Adjective)

    Cautious of danger; carefully watching and guarding against deception, artifices, and dangers; timorously or suspiciously prudent; circumspect; scrupulous; careful.

    He is wary of dogs.

  2. wary(Adjective)

    Characterized by caution; guarded; careful.

  3. Origin: From the adjective .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wary(adj)

    cautious of danger; carefully watching and guarding against deception, artifices, and dangers; timorously or suspiciously prudent; circumspect; scrupulous; careful

  2. Wary(adj)

    characterized by caution; guarded; careful

Freebase

  1. WARY

    WARY is a radio station broadcasting a Variety format. Licensed to Valhalla, New York, USA, the station is currently owned by Westchester Community College. The station is officially licensed from the Federal Communications Commission. WARY broadcasts from in the basement of WCC's student center. The station is mainly run by the students of WCC with an all student E-Board with a school faculty member as the station manager. Each year, the station tries to have their very own concert during the month of May which is often referred to "WARY-Fest" or the "WARY-Showcase". The station includes shows based around talk radio, rock music, hip-hop, disk jockey, indie music, and a wider variety of other formats. Former students from WARY went on to work for employers such as WXRK, Goom Radio, The Opie and Anthony Show, Sirius Satellite Radio, and The Howard Stern Show.


Translations for wary

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

wary(adjective)

cautious or on one's guard (about or concerning)

Be wary of lending money to him.

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