COY MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Coy Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Quiet; still.
  2. (v. t.) To allure; to entice; to decoy.
  3. (v. t.) To caress with the hand; to stroke.
  4. (a.) Shrinking from approach or familiarity; reserved; bashful; shy; modest; -- usually applied to women, sometimes with an implication of coquetry.
  5. (v. i.) To behave with reserve or coyness; to shrink from approach or familiarity.
  6. (v. i.) To make difficulty; to be unwilling.
  7. (a.) Soft; gentle; hesitating.


Synonyms:
Demure, Overmodest,

• Coyness Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The quality of being coy; feigned o/ bashful unwillingness to become familiar; reserve.


Synonyms:
Demureness,

• Coyish Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Somewhat coy or reserved.


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