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cagey

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  • s  showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others
    a cagey lawyer
  • s  characterized by great caution and wariness
    a cagey avoidance of a definite answer

  • Back in London, Brian Epstein, the Beatles' manager, discoverer, and cagey promoter par excellence, struggled out of a sickbed and enplaned for Manhattan "to assess the situation.
  • 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.
  • On this point, Rowling is cagey.
Quotes

  • Anthony Mundine in Solomon Star
    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."
  • Frank Lampard in Clubcall
    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...

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