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Cautious, hesitant, or nervous about something; having reservations or concerns.
1718, "untrustful, suspicious", either from leer +"Ž -y, or from dialectal lere, lear (“learning, knowledge") +"Ž -y. More at leer, lear.
Just be leery of who you trust.
I would think if they see the connection they might be leery of taking our calls.
Be leery if the lender is reluctant to review all closing costs.
Yully struggled to control the energies into her body, still leery of the invaders.
He roused himself, leery of becoming too comfortable in the home of his enemies.
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