Examples of leery in a Sentence
They were leery of their neighbors.
Recent Examples of leery from the Web
But the leaf dealers were leery of LeBow and his nicotine-free seedlings.
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First Known Use of leery
LEERY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of leery for English Language Learners
: feeling or showing a lack of trust in someone or something
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