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adjective coy pronunciation in British English /kɔɪ/
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adjectivecoy
comparativecoyer
superlativecoyest
  1. 1
    not willing to give information about something, especially in a way that is slightly annoying
    coy about: Tim is being very coy about his new job.

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coyly

adverb
She laughed, rather coyly.

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