Definition of leery adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    leery

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈlɪri//
     
    (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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