cagey

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cagey (comparative cagier, superlative cagiest)

  1. Wary, careful, shrewd.
    • 2011 February 6, Alistair Magowan, “West Ham 0 - 1 Birmingham”, in BBC[1]:
      But with both sides in the Premier League's bottom three before the game began, the three points at stake made for a cagey match.
  2. Uncommunicative; unwilling or hesitant to give information, reticent.

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