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Definition of leery adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (informal) leery (of something/somebody) leery (of doing something)
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  1. 1suspicious or careful about something or someone, and trying to avoid doing it or dealing with them synonym wary
  2. 2 The governor is leery of changing the current law.
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