cagey cagey  /ˈkeɪ dʒi/


  1. (adj) showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others
  2. (adj) characterized by great caution and wariness



  1. By 1918 he was Hollywood's most popular male actor, outranking Charlie Chaplin; the top female was Mary Pickford, the cagey gamin called America's Sweetheart.
  2. On this point, Rowling is cagey.
  3. Gates has been cagey about his future.



  1. "I felt this keeps me in good stead...... knowing I had gas in the tank towards the end against a cagey veteran who came to win," Mundine said. "Maybe Ryan Waters would be the next step. He's ranked seven [WBA] and five [WBO] in the world."
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Anthony Mundine Source: Solomon Star

  2. He said: "It's crucial to win the next game. To win against the USA would have put us in the driving seat, but we have to believe in ourselves. It was the first game - and first games are notoriously cagey. They all have been like that so far in the...
    on Jun 14, 2010 By: Frank Lampard Source: Clubcall

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