Synonyms for (adjective) cagey

Synonyms: chary, cagey, cagy

Definition: characterized by great caution and wariness

Usage: a cagey avoidance of a definite answer; chary of the risks involved; a chary investor

Similar words: cautious

Definition: showing careful forethought

Usage: reserved and cautious; never making swift decisions; a cautious driver


Synonyms: clever, cagey, cagy, canny

Definition: showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others

Usage: a cagey lawyer; too clever to be sound

Similar words: smart

Definition: showing mental alertness and calculation and resourcefulness