chary[ chair-ee ]SEE DEFINITION OF chary
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CHARY
Let us ascertain, if we can, what it means, since they are so chary of informing us themselves.
The maestro was an old man and chary of his words; yet even he was stirred to enthusiasm.
Besides, since when have actresses become so chary of their favors?
"It was a pleasure he was chary enough of to himself," said she, laughing.
He realized that, had it not been for her, the Camerons would have been chary of taking him aboard.
All this makes us chary of believing that Nature is prodigal of new organs.
There are scores of them, there, and some are none too chary about the sort of business they are employed in.
Capitalists were chary of aviation; they had no faith in it.
I thought you knew that she is chary of her confidences, and that none of us is given to seeking them.
I would not, if I were you boys, be too chary this term of extra work.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CHARY
- handling with kid gloves
- keeping on one's toes
- on guard
- on the lookout
- on the qui vive
- thinking twice
- walking on eggs
- watching one's step
- watching out