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English definition of “chary”

chary

adjective uk   /ˈtʃeə.ri/ us    /ˈtʃer.i/
uncertain and frightened to take risks, or unwilling to take action: I'm a bit chary of using a travel agency that doesn't have official registration.Doubt and ambivalenceHesitatingCautious and vigilantPaying attention and being careful
(Definition of chary from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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