meaning of cagey

cagey meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"evasive, reticent," 1896, U.S. colloquial, of unknown beginning. Earlier in English dialect it designed "sportive."

cagey meaning in General Dictionary

showing self-interest and shrewdness when controling other people

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  • characterized by great care and wariness

Sentence Examples with the word cagey

He was too cagey for her to understand what he felt.

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