coy


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  • adj

Synonyms for coy

Synonyms for coy

not forward but reticent or reserved in manner

given to flirting

Synonyms for coy

affectedly modest or shy especially in a playful or provocative way

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showing marked and often playful or irritating evasiveness or reluctance to make a definite or committing statement

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modestly or warily rejecting approaches or overtures

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Mr Coy added: "There is a real danger with this mass movement of vulnerable people from places like Syria.
Rhys's dad, Steve Jones, said that Coy should have been sent back to prison sooner.
The students will be kitted out with smart jackets, football tops and T-shirts, donning the D Coy and Bishop Auckland College logos.
Coy is president of Mid Lane Cares, an umbrella organization of food, utility and other assistance programs, which will operate in the new center at 25035 W.
Coy Mathis was diagnosed with Gender Identity Disorder, notes (http://bigstory.
Since 2011, when she was in kindergarten, Coy has been using the girls' bathroom at Eagleside without incident.
His charitable foundation, Coy Cares, was founded with the help of two of Coy's former teachers, with a goal of instilling in youth the belief that with hard work dreams are possible.
PC Coy said: "We are delighted that we are able to hand over these bikes to such a worthy recipient and help staff to continue to offer these training courses.
I recognise a few faces in the photos of A Coy and a few names, including Jock Norman, George Lamont from Crimble and Terry Laherty from Huddersfield, who sadly passed away a few months ago.
Kays, 28, and Coy, 28, will be released on licence on Friday because they have served half of their seven-year sentences.
If Terry Coy wishes a biased and censored read which will not offend his belief in his church I would suggest the Catholic Herald.
ON THE SHOW: Her coy persona was a hit with the villagers and she also made good use of her Punjabi identity.
But last week, the chamber handed over the reins to Whatcom Events, a new nonprofit headed by current race director Pete Coy.
The secret to our success, I guess, is our service providers," said Russell Coy 2nd, the captive insurance coordinator for the Kentucky Department of Insurance, which is headquartered in Frankfort.
Coy reportedly secured the release of the contraband goods through a signed letter to the BDF.