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cageyadjective

uk   us   /ˈkeɪ.dʒi/ (cagier, cagiest) informal
(Definition of cagey from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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cageyadjective

 us   /ˈkeɪ·dʒi/ (comparative cagier, superlative cagiest)
not ​wanting to say ​plainly what you ​think or ​intend to do: He was ​pretty cagey about his ​money.
(Definition of cagey from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cagey”
in Spanish reservado…
in Vietnamese kín đáo…
in Malaysian rahsia…
in Thai ที่ปิดเป็นความลับ…
in French cachottier…
in German verschlossen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 守口如瓶的,讳莫如深的…
in Turkish ağzı sıkı, sır tutabilen, sırdaş…
in Russian скрытный…
in Indonesian berahasia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 守口如瓶的,諱莫如深的…
in Polish skryty…
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