chary: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (châr'ē), [key]
— char•i•er, char•i•est.
- cautious or careful; wary: He was chary of investing in oil wells.
- shy; timid.
- fastidious; choosy: She is excessively chary about her friends.
- sparing (often fol. by of&hasp;): chary of his praise.
- chary (Thesaurus)