cagey

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkeɪdʒi/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈkeɪdʒi/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kājē)

Inflections of 'cagey' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
cagier
adj comparative
cagiest
adj superlative
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cagey,
cagy
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(evasive)reservado/a, cauteloso/a adjadjetivo: Describe el sustantivo. Puede ser posesivo, numeral, demostrativo ("casa [b]grande[/b]", "mujer [b]alta[/b]").
  secreto/a adjadjetivo: Describe el sustantivo. Puede ser posesivo, numeral, demostrativo ("casa [b]grande[/b]", "mujer [b]alta[/b]").
 The politician gave a typically cagey reply to the journalist's question.
cagey,
cagy
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(suspicious, mistrustful)desconfiado/a adjadjetivo: Describe el sustantivo. Puede ser posesivo, numeral, demostrativo ("casa [b]grande[/b]", "mujer [b]alta[/b]").
  ladino/a adjadjetivo: Describe el sustantivo. Puede ser posesivo, numeral, demostrativo ("casa [b]grande[/b]", "mujer [b]alta[/b]").
 The suspect was cagey, but agreed to give the police the information they wanted.
be cagey about [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (evade: an issue)ser evasivo con loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
  evitar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda").
  eludir vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda").
 Why are you being cagey about your plans for tonight?
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