What does cagey mean?

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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