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    coy - Dictionary definition and meaning for word coy

    (adj) affectedly modest or shy especially in a playful or provocative way
    Synonyms : demure , overmodest
    (adj) showing marked and often playful or irritating evasiveness or reluctance to make a definite or committing statement
    Example Sentence
    • a politician coy about his intentions
    (adj) modestly or warily rejecting approaches or overtures
    Example Sentence
    • like a wild young colt, very inquisitive but very coy and not to be easily cajoled
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for coy

COY --> tOY --> children are RELUCTANT to give their tOYs to others.

sounds like TOY--some children have SHYNESS for sharing their toys with others.

my gf says oye!! when she need me to do things(u know wat)!!coz shez a bit shy n modest to ask me directly!!:)

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coy= little calm+oye,(oye =hey in telugu),if ur asking to be calm,ur asking him to be a bit secretive

De-coy means to make shy ppl to come and be comfortable. Hence coy means shy, modest

Coy Demure

Word used in video below:
text: i will not be coy and pretend i do not
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