Examples of leery in a Sentence
They were leery of their neighbors.
Recent Examples of leery from the Web
Hsiang said the authors were leery about making predictions about subjects where uncertainties are too great.
Even then, conservatives will probably have to contend with the simple fact that most voters are leery of any effort to reform entitlements, even when such reforms are desperately needed.
Customers, meanwhile, have been leery of paying $2 more per month, Kyttle said.
Among the companies backing Net Neutrality yesterday were Amazon, Netflix, Google, Facebook and Twitter, all of whom are leery of being exposed to higher network charges for their data-hungry services.
That alone will mean more transactions for Apple from customers who might have been leery of using their payment information online.
Still, no GVHD treatment has yet received regulatory approval, and with a limited market and a long history of failed clinical trials, drugmakers are leery of getting involved.
The history in the field is also littered with failures, making some manufacturers leery.
Billups, who also interviewed for the Hawks' general manager job last month, may have been leery of the constraints facing the Cavs' front office after the team has been loading up for extended postseason runs.
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Definition of leery for English Language Learners
: feeling or showing a lack of trust in someone or something
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