Definition of CAGEY

slow to begin or proceed with a course of action because of doubts or uncertainty <when it came time to sign the contract, he suddenly got cagey about taking on the job>
Synonyms cagey (also cagy), disinclined, dubious, indisposed, loath (also loth or loathe), reluctant, reticent
Antonyms disposed, inclined

Variants of CAGEY

cagey also cagy

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