Definition of 'leery'
Example sentences containing 'leery'
A DARKENING STAIN (2002)
`You should, though as a general rule burglars are leery about gaining entry from the front of a building -- too exposed.A SONG AT TWILIGHT (2002)
They'd keep on feeling leery, moreover, until they got the official word on what Jasper Flodge had died of.SOMETHING IN THE WATER (2002)
Trends of 'leery'
View usage over:
Definition of leery from the Collins English Dictionary
We take a look at the etymology behind the word 'election' on the run up to the UK General Election in June
Language expert Ian Brookes looks at the word 'election' and its origins.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.