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leary

[leer-ee] /ˈlɪər i/
adjective
1.
leery1 .
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leary

adjective learier, leariest
1.
(Southwest English, dialect) empty
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leery

adjective

Untrusting; suspicious; wary: He was leery of toting so much money/ Cheyfitz and Farrell exchanged leery glances

[1718+; probably fr British dialect lere, ''learning, knowledge'']

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