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Adjective: coy (coyer,coyest)  koy
  1. Affectedly modest or shy especially in a playful or provocative way
    - demure, overmodest
  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"

Sounds like: koi

Derived forms: coyer, coyest

See also: indefinite, modest, timid

Encyclopedia: Coy, Arkansas