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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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This after hours of coyly deflecting press inquiries about wedding plans with fiancee and ``Scooby'' co-star Freddie Prinze Jr.
The 1896 photograph The Marble Faun, whose title refers to a Hawthorne novel, shows a pale nude boy coyly turning his hip toward us and fingering his flute.
Fraught with niggling riddles, coyly tucked-away mysteries, and sly, silent enigmas, Herrera's work refuses to yield any easy interpretations or answers.
Riffing off old prisoner-of-war movie motifs and coyly reminding us at every opportunity that we're watching lumps of colorful Play-Doh, directors Peter Lord and Nick Park keep matters constantly amusing without skimping on suspense, action or real emotional involvement.
In one pic, Jameson, who is roughly five months along, bites her finger coyly while wearing a tight fitting sweater that reveals just a hint of her bump.
CURVY Kelly Brook shows the wonder of woollies - as she coyly wraps up in a long jumper.
The female, its back half turned to the viewer, coyly exhibits a kind of attenuated pudenda.
Of course, the Rams, as Georgia Frontiere coyly pointed out during her postgame blatherings, is now a St.
The Primetime presenter coyly told a magazine that if people still like her, "you never know" whether she would head for the Aras.
Ringer appears vulnerable and romantic as she coyly glances over her shoulder.
During the show, broadcast this morning, the dad of three also told of the "debt" he owed wife Miriam and coyly refused to say if he had ever smoked pot.
He coyly hints at the size advantage to shaving "down there"--proving again that there's at least one thing gay and straight men have in common: the desire for a bigger dick.
of Washington) are like mushrooms coyly mapping the underlying network of mycelia; the real work is progressing rapidly in local movements and victories mostly unknown outside their immediate locale, beyond the headlines.
It was just a case of two friends having lunch together," Hastings stated coyly.
Asked about her hopes for a long-lasting relationship with the former EastEnders star, she smiled coyly and said: "It's so special I just want to keep it a bit quiet.