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synonyms for cagey

  • circumspect
  • crafty
  • secretive
  • shrewd
  • wily
  • careful
  • cunning
  • leery
  • sly
  • wary
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  • honest
  • naive
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How to use cagey in a sentence

Many birders are cagey about owl sighting locations out of respect for the solitary birds’ privacy and safety, so you likely won’t get far by searching the web.
TRANSFORM YOUR YARD INTO AN OWL KINGDOMJOHN KENNEDYJULY 29, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Gig companies have sometimes been cagey about how much their workers make, and they’re often changing their formulas.
ROBOTS WERE SUPPOSED TO TAKE OUR JOBS. INSTEAD, THEY’RE MAKING THEM WORSE.EMILY STEWARTJULY 2, 2021VOX
Gamaleya has been cagey with its data, too, despite having a four-month head-start on Western pharmas.
HOW AMERICA COULD BE HELPING COVID RAVAGE THE WORLDDAVID AXEMAY 21, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
When detectives asked him about his conversation with Lewis, Gilbert was cagey, saying it concerned a “personal matter.”
THE MURDER CHICAGO DIDN’T WANT TO SOLVEBY MICK DUMKEFEBRUARY 25, 2021PROPUBLICA
Podcast’s ad dollars may be growing, but Tenderfoot TV founder Donald Albright knows how cagey buyers can be.
‘WE HAVE TO GROW THIS RESPONSIBLY’: TENDERFOOT TV CO-FOUNDER DONALD ALBRIGHT ON THE PODCASTING’S BRIGHT (BUT CONSOLIDATED) FUTUREPIERRE BIENAIMÉAUGUST 25, 2020DIGIDAY
He would be cagey enough to stay ignorant of any overt strife or any other skullduggery that could be laid at his door.
HIGHWAYS IN HIDINGGEORGE OLIVER SMITH
It was wonderful how sort of patriotic and unselfish and religious and cagey he always was.
YELLOWSTONE NIGHTSHERBERT QUICK
Theyve got Rawlings for a manager and hes one of the most cagey men in the game.
BASEBALL JOE ON THE GIANTSLESTER CHADWICK
If they really have a ‘man wanted’ sign hung on him he would be too cagey to come around here today.
DANGER AT THE DRAWBRIDGEMILDRED A. WIRT
Cagey explained the situation, and from then on to train time, Hal was patted and petted and given dainties from lunch baskets.
ARMY LETTERS FROM AN OFFICER'S WIFE, 1871-1888FRANCES M.A. ROE
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