coy

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الإنجليزية - الإنجليزية
To caress, pet; to coax, entice
Reluctant to give details about something sensitive; notably prudish
bashful, shy
To calm or soothe
Pretending shyness or modesty
Soft, gentle, hesitating
Quiet, reserved, modest
{a} reserved, modest
{v} to behave with reserve
reluctant to give details about something sensitive
To coax, entice
If someone is being coy, they are unwilling to talk about something that they feel guilty or embarrassed about. Mr Alexander is not the slightest bit coy about his ambitions. = reticent + coyly coy·ly The administration coyly refused to put a firm figure on the war's costs
To caress with the hand; to stroke
affectedly modest or shy especially in a playful or provocative way
To allure; to entice; to decoy
Quiet; still
{s} shy, bashful; modest; coquettish, flirtatious
modestly or warily rejecting approaches or overtures; "like a wild young colt, very inquisitive but very coy and not to be easily cajoled"
A coy person is shy, or pretends to be shy, about love and sex. She is modest without being coy + coyly coy·ly She smiled coyly at Algie as he took her hand and raised it to his lips
Soft; gentle; hesitating
To clam or soothe
To make difficulty; to be unwilling
A trap from which waterfowl may be hunted
showing marked and often playful or irritating evasiveness or reluctance to make a definite or committing statement; "a politician coy about his intentions"
To behave with reserve or coyness; to shrink from approach or familiarity
Shrinking from approach or familiarity; reserved; bashful; shy; modest; usually applied to women, sometimes with an implication of coquetry
modestly or warily rejecting approaches or overtures; "like a wild young colt, very inquisitive but very coy and not to be easily cajoled" showing marked and often playful or irritating evasiveness or reluctance to make a definite or committing statement; "a politician coy about his intentions" affectedly modest or shy especially in a playful or provocative way
coyly
{a} with reserve, shily, modestly, chastely
coyness
{n} reserve, shiness, modesty, chasteness
coyer
comparative of coy
coyest
superlative of coy
coyly
modestly, demurely; shyly; flirtatiously
coyly
in a coy manner
coyly
In a coy manner; with reserve
coyly
in a coy manner; "she pouted and looked at him coyly"
coyly
in a coy manner; "she pouted and looked at him coyly
coyness
{i} shyness, bashfulness; flirtatiousness
coyness
the affectation of being demure in a provocative way
coyness
The quality of being coy; feigned or bashful unwillingness to become familiar; reserve
coyness
The property of being coy
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