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Variant of cagey.
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|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"