cagey

Definitions of cagey
1

adj characterized by great caution and wariness

“a cagey avoidance of a definite answer”
Synonyms:
cagy, chary
cautious
showing careful forethought

adj showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others

“a cagey lawyer”
Synonyms:
cagy, canny, clever
smart
showing mental alertness and calculation and resourcefulness

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