Meaning & Definition of Coy in English
1. Affectedly modest or shy especially in a playful or provocative way
- coy ,
- demure ,
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"