leery definition

  • adjective:
    • Suspicious or distrustful; wary: ended up being leery of hostile salespeople.
    • careful, reluctant, or nervous about some thing; having bookings or problems.
    • freely distrustful and hesitant to confide
  • others:
    • Knowing; wide-awake; sly: because, the leery man.
    • Empty, in almost any good sense: because, a leery cart; to be leery and fatigued.

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