adjective, cag·i·er, cag·i·est.
- cage zone melting,
- cage, john,
- cagney, james
Origin of cagey
Examples from the Web for cagily
He cagily noted, “Maybe my answer right now [about recognizing Israel] is completely different to my answer after 10 years.”
Sending in the rocket scout, he had sprung the Solar Guard trap and had cagily scanned the belt for another ship.On the Trail of the Space Pirates|Carey Rockwell
adjective -ier or -iest
Word Origin for cagey
"evasive, reticent," 1896, U.S. colloquial, of unknown origin. Earlier in English dialect it meant "sportive."