What Does Coy Mean?


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Arun Raj Profile
Arun Raj answered
Coy means "reserved." Someone who tends to shy away from socializing or meeting people is said to have a coy nature. A person who is very modest is also referred to as being coy. It comes from the French word "coi". Bashful, shy, diffident, demure, self-effacing, restrained, timidity are the synonyms of the word "coy. "

Being coy is also a body language display a hint of flirtatiousness. A person who behaves coyly and twitters her eyelids can be playfully teasing and enticing someone who fancies that person. COY is also abbreviation for Chapter of the Year or Coach of the Year. Coy is also a town in Little Rock, Arizona, US with a population of 116 as per the census reports of the year 2000. A popular pop artist South Park Mexican, who recently released his last album "When Devils Strike," in the month of October 2000 had his birth name as Carlos Coy.
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Anonymous answered
Definitions of coy on the Web:
  • affectedly modest or shy especially in a playful or provocative way
  • showing marked and often playful or irritating evasiveness or reluctance to
    make a definite or committing statement; "a politician coy about his intentions"

  • modestly or warily rejecting approaches or overtures; "like a wild young
    colt, very inquisitive but very coy and not to be easily cajoled"

  • Coy (Coordinates: Latitude - 37° 57' 0 N, Longitude - 1° 48' 0 W) is a town
    within the municipality of Lorca, in the Spanish province of Murcia. It has a
    population of 512 and is located 24 miles north of Lorca. ...

  • A trap from which waterfowl may be hunted; To calm or soothe; To coax,
    entice; bashful, shy; Pretending shyness or modesty; Quiet, reserved ...
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Anonymous answered
It means faithful

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