adjective, cag·i·er, cag·i·est.
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OTHER WORDS FROM cageycag·i·ly, adverbcag·i·ness, cag·ey·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for cagey
When detectives asked him about his conversation with Lewis, Gilbert was cagey, saying it concerned a “personal matter.”
Podcast’s ad dollars may be growing, but Tenderfoot TV founder Donald Albright knows how cagey buyers can be.
Obama has been cagey about where he stands, not wanting to anger environmentalists.Can Obama and a Republican Senate Find Common Ground?|Eleanor Clift|November 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I can see how it would make people come across as cagey or aloof.How One Doctor Mastered the Art of Delivering Life-Changing Diagnoses|Russell Saunders|March 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Pelton is raising money for a trip to central Africa—he says he will be in four countries, and is cagey about naming them.Robert Young Pelton on His Expedition To Find Joseph Kony|Amanda Sperber|November 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And this may well be why the Obama administration is using cagey language to hedge on its commitments.
However, after some maneuvering by Leno, his cagey manager, and NBC executives, Leno was named host of Tonight.It's Official: Jay Leno's Out at 'Tonight,' Jimmy Fallon Is In|Marlow Stern|April 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He would be cagey enough to stay ignorant of any overt strife or any other skullduggery that could be laid at his door.Highways in Hiding|George Oliver Smith
It was wonderful how sort of patriotic and unselfish and religious and cagey he always was.Yellowstone Nights|Herbert Quick
Theyve got Rawlings for a manager and hes one of the most cagey men in the game.Baseball Joe on the Giants|Lester Chadwick
If they really have a ‘man wanted’ sign hung on him he would be too cagey to come around here today.Danger at the Drawbridge|Mildred A. Wirt
Cagey explained the situation, and from then on to train time, Hal was patted and petted and given dainties from lunch baskets.Army Letters from an Officer's Wife, 1871-1888|Frances M.A. Roe