Cagey vs Cager - What's the difference?

cagey | cager |


As an adjective cagey

is wary, careful, shrewd.

As a noun cager is

a basketball player.

cagey

English

Alternative forms

* cagy

Adjective

(er)
  • wary, careful, shrewd
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=February 6 , author=Alistair Magowan , title=West Ham 0 - 1 Birmingham , work=BBC citation , page= , passage=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.}}
  • uncommunicative; unwilling or hesitant to give information.
  • Derived terms

    * cagily * caginess

    cager

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A basketball player.
  • A person who drives an automobile, particularly for commuting.
  • Usage notes

    The "driving" sense is mostly used by the bicycling and motorcycling community to pejoratively describe non-motorcycle and/or non-bicycle vehicle operators.

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