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English definition of “cagey”

cagey

adjective uk   /ˈkeɪ.dʒi/ (cagier, cagiest) informal us  
unwilling to give information: He was very cagey about what happened at the meeting.Unwilling and reluctantReady and willingLacking interest and enthusiasmSecrecy and privacy
cagily
adverb uk   /-dʒɪ.li/ us  
Unwilling and reluctantReady and willingLacking interest and enthusiasmSecrecy and privacy
caginess
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
Unwilling and reluctantReady and willingLacking interest and enthusiasmSecrecy and privacy
(Definition of cagey from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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