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- wary: see ware
- wary (adj.)
- late 15c., with -y (2) + ware, from Old English wær "prudent, aware, alert, wary," from Proto-Germanic *waraz (cognates: Old Norse varr "attentive," Gothic wars "cautious," Old Saxon giwar, Middle Dutch gheware, Old High German giwar, German gewahr "aware"), from PIE root *wer- (4) "to perceive, watch out for" (see ward (n.)). Related: Warily; wariness.
- 1. Bankers are keeping a wary eye on the outcome.
- 2. I tried not to tense up, or become obviously wary.
- 3. He was cautious of his footing, wary of the edge.
- 4. People did not teach their children to be wary of strangers.
- 5. He had wary, foxy eyes.
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