Synonyms of 'cagey'
reluctant to go into details(informal) He is cagey about what he was paid for his business.
The boy gave him a guarded reply.
He was unemotional and reserved.
One has to be extremely careful when dealing with these people.
Mr King clearly has a cautious approach to change.
Keep a wary eye on children when they are playing near water.
He followed at a discreet distance.
She's a shrewd businesswoman.
a shrewd guess
He is an experienced and wily old statesman.
She is so reticent about her achievements.
I've got a nasty feeling that I shall get a very bland non-committal answer.
Some people are rather chary of being associated with him.
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in the sense of careful
cautious in attitude or actionOne has to be extremely careful when dealing with these people.
in the sense of cautious
showing or having cautionMr King clearly has a cautious approach to change.
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