hesitant about dangers and risks
slow to grant, accept, or expend; sparing, frugal (a person chary of compliments)
Google is never chary of slobbery kisses.
He was chary of investing in a new harness for Google.
Sarah is chary of praises for Google.
similar words: cautious, hesitant, wary
dissimilar words: confident, lavish, trustful, brash, bold
chariness, charily, charier, chariest