cagily


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ca·gey

also ca·gy  (kā′jē)
adj. ca·gi·er, ca·gi·est
1. Wary; careful: a cagey avoidance of a definite answer.
2. Crafty; shrewd: a cagey lawyer.

[Origin unknown.]

ca′gi·ly adv.
ca′gi·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.cagily - in a cagey manner; "`I don't know yet,' he answered cagily"
Translations

cagily

[ˈkeɪdʒɪlɪ] ADV [say] → cautelosamente, con cautela

cagily

[ˈkeɪdʒɪli] adv [say] → avec méfiance

cagily

adv (inf)vorsichtig; (= evasively)ausweichend

cagily

[ˈkeɪdʒɪlɪ] advprudentemente
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