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Definitions of coy:
  • adjective:   affectedly modest or shy especially in a playful or provocative way
  • adjective:   modestly or warily rejecting approaches or overtures
    Example: "Like a wild young colt, very inquisitive but very coy and not to be easily cajoled"
  • adjective:   showing marked and often playful or irritating evasiveness or reluctance to make a definite or committing statement
    Example: "A politician coy about his intentions"
  • name:  A male given name (rare: 1 in 10000 males; popularity rank in the U.S.: #693)
  • name:  A surname (common: 1 in 20000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #2526)

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