coy

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coy /ˈkoɪ/ adjective
coy
/ˈkoɪ/
adjective
Learner's definition of COY
[more coy; most coy]
: having a shy or sweetly innocent quality that is often intended to be attractive or to get attention
: not telling or revealing all the information that could be revealed often + about

play coy

US
: to avoid giving a direct or complete answer

— coyly

adverb

— coyness

noun [noncount]
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