Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Exercising caution; wary; prudent.

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Usage examples "cautious":

  1. Speed took my arm with a cautious glance at the door of the next room, and urged me toward the corridor. - "The Maids of Paradise", Robert W. (Robert William) Chambers.
  2. But if you wish to try your luck you must be cautious; you must approach the old woman quietly, and, before she sees you, you must take her by the hair. - "Hero Tales and Legends of the Serbians", Woislav M. Petrovitch.
  3. Whatever you do, I pray you to be cautious. - "Rienzi", Edward Bulwer Lytton.