chary is an adjective that is used to describe being cautious or careful. Wary, shy, choosy.
- He was a very ‘chary’ investor, due to this he missed many big deals.
- They say you should be ‘chary’ when it comes to the people you surround yourselves with as you will in turn become like these people.
- Her chary nature has meant she has little, but she is most certainly happy with everything she has in her life.