cagy


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ca·gy

 (kā′jē)
adj.
Variant of cagey.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.cagy - showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others; "a cagey lawyer"; "too clever to be sound"
smart - showing mental alertness and calculation and resourcefulness
2.cagy - characterized by great caution and wariness; "a cagey avoidance of a definite answer"; "chary of the risks involved"; "a chary investor"
cautious - showing careful forethought; "reserved and cautious; never making swift decisions"; "a cautious driver"

cagey

also cagy
adjective
Having or showing a clever awareness and resourcefulness in practical matters:
Informal: savvy.