Thesaurus / leery

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

The "Friend" will give you a lot of advertising to place for them, for they are always "leery" of competition.

The Bread LineAlbert Bigelow Paine

Obadiah was the one they was leery of, so Weaver put Fieldmouse in the race and told Murphy to take care of you.

Old Man CurryCharles E. (Charles Emmett) Van Loan

Court dont sit any more in this case, growled out Dorsett, who all along had regarded Ralph with a leery eye.

She's a leery old bird—reminds me of one of those pictures of Fate, don't you know.

There was a sort of leery look about it, and it seemed to me as if she had just picked you out and meant to have you.

The Ocean Cat's PawGeorge Manville Fenn

Lungy was leery that I was soft on Lucy—I might have been, easy enough—and sat looking at me for a straight hour.

Yellowstone NightsHerbert Quick

The leery Tomlinson admitted having heard of the mine, but gave it as his impression that it had possibilities.

I no longer see in the corner of the quartermaster's eye the leery droop that greeted me at the start.

The Life of the FlyJ. Henri Fabre

He is a leery one, this; now he is not more than a yard and a half from the target.

Their emotions are mostly expressed by indeterminable, leery grins.

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