adjective guard·ed \ˈgär-dəd\

: very careful about giving information, showing feelings, etc.

Full Definition of GUARDED

:  being an extremely serious condition with uncertain outcome <was in guarded condition after the crash>
guard·ed·ly adverb
guard·ed·ness noun

Examples of GUARDED

  1. <a guarded man who knew better than to reveal such delicate information>

First Known Use of GUARDED

GUARDEDLY Defined for Kids


adjective guard·ed \ˈgär-dəd\

Definition of GUARDED for Kids

:  cautious <a guarded answer>


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July 06, 2015
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