Translation of "wary" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /ˈweə.ri/ us /ˈwer.i/

A not completely trusting or certain about something or someone

I’m a little wary of/about giving people my address when I don’t know them very well.
warily adverb uk /ˈweə.rɪ.li/ us /ˈwer.ɪ-/

con cautela
She eyed the dog warily, afraid it might jump.
wariness noun [ no plural ] uk /-nəs/ us

(Translation of “wary” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /ˈweəri/ (comparative warier)

cautious or on one’s guard (about or concerning)

cauteloso, cauto, prudente
Be wary of lending money to him.
warily adverb

cautelosamente, cautamente, prudentemente
She warily looked at the other people waiting to be interviewed.
wariness noun

cautela, prudencia

(Translation of “wary” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)