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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"


also cagy
Having or showing a clever awareness and resourcefulness in practical matters:
Informal: savvy.
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The game had a cagy start, with both team equally competing for scrappy ball.
It's not difficult to recall how mainstream conservatives reacted to Bill Clinton's cagy equivocation about the meaning of the word "is." Many of those same conservatives have been curiously silent about George W.
TWO YEARS AGO, KARIN CAGY, A 27-year-old Rio fashion designer, dedicated tedious days preparing for her wedding.