Synonyms for cagey


1. cagey, cagy, canny, clever, smart (vs. stupid)
usage: showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others; "a cagey lawyer"; "too clever to be sound"
2. cagey, cagy, chary, cautious (vs. incautious)
usage: characterized by great caution and wariness; "a cagey avoidance of a definite answer"; "chary of the risks involved"; "a chary investor"
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