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Definition of cagey adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

cagey

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈkeɪdʒi//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkeɪdʒi//
 
(cagier, cagiest)
 
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cagey (about something) (informal) not wanting to give somebody information synonym evasive, secretive Tony is very cagey about his family. Word Origin early 20th cent. (originally US): of unknown origin.
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