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There are 13 meanings of the word Coy.

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Coy - as an adjective satellite

Affectedly modest or shy especially in a playful or provocative way

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

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

Example: "A politician coy about his intentions"

Modestly or warily rejecting approaches or overtures

Example: "Like a wild young colt, very inquisitive but very coy and not to be easily cajoled"

Coy - as a verb

To caress, pet; to coax, entice.

To calm or soothe.

To allure; to decoy.

Coy - as an adjective

Bashful, shy, retiring.

Quiet, reserved, modest.

Reluctant to give details about something sensitive; notably prudish.

Pretending shyness or modesty, especially in an insincere or flirtatious way.

Soft, gentle, hesitating.

Coy - as a noun

A trap from which waterfowl may be hunted.

A company

Example Sentences

"She gave me a coy smile before walking away."
"The coy puppy hid behind the couch."
"His coy response only made me more curious."
"She played a coy character in the movie."
"His coy behavior made it difficult to read his intentions."
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Word Game Points

Is COY a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, coy is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

COY has a SCRABBLE points total of 8.

Is COY a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, coy is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
COY has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 8.

Is COY a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, coy is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
COY has a WORDFEUD points total of 9.

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