variants: also leary
Synonyms & Antonyms of leery
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feeling or showing a lack of trust in someone or something
- a leery attitude
- She seemed a little leery about the proposal.
- They were leery of their neighbors.
Synonyms & Near Synonyms for leery
Antonyms & Near Antonyms for leery
- (or naïve),
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