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English → English (WordNet) Definition: coy coy adj 1: affectedly modest or shy especially in a playful or provocative way [syn: demure, overmodest] 2: showing marked and often playful or irritating evasiveness or reluctance to make a definite or committing statement; “a politician coy about his intentions” 3: modestly or warily rejecting approaches or overtures; “like a wild young colt, very inquisitive but very coy and not to be easily cajoled”
English → English (gcide) Definition: Coy Coy \Coy\, v. i. 1. To behave with reserve or coyness; to shrink from approach or familiarity. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Thus to coy it, With one who knows you too! --Rowe. [1913 Webster] 2. To make difficulty; to be unwilling. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] If he coyed To hear Cominius speak, I 'll keep at home. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Coy \Coy\ (koi), a. [OE. coi quiet, still, OF. coi, coit, fr.L. quietus quiet, p. p. of quiescere to rest, quie rest; prob. akin to E. while. See While, and cf. Quiet, Quit, Quite.] 1. Quiet; still. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. Shrinking from approach or familiarity; reserved; bashful; shy; modest; -- usually applied to women, sometimes with an implication of coquetry. [1913 Webster] Coy, and difficult to win. --Cowper. [1913 Webster] Coy and furtive graces. --W. Irving. [1913 Webster] Nor the coy maid, half willings to be pressed, Shall kiss the cup, to pass it to the rest. --Goldsmith. [1913 Webster] 3. Soft; gentle; hesitating. [1913 Webster] Enforced hate, Instead of love's coy touch, shall rudely tear thee. --Shak. Syn: Shy; shriking; reserved; modest; bashful; backward; distant. [1913 Webster] Coy \Coy\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Coyed (koid); p. pr. & vb. n. Coying.] 1. To allure; to entice; to decoy. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] A wiser generation, who have the art to coy the fonder sort into their nets. --Bp. Rainbow. [1913 Webster] 2. To caress with the hand; to stroke. [1913 Webster] Come sit thee down upon this flowery bed, While I thy amiable cheeks do coy. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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