less common spelling of leery

: suspicious, wary
often used with of
leery of strangers
She seemed a little leery of the proposal.

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“Leary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leary. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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