Synonyms for coy
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coy, demure, overmodestadjective
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"
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Therefore I am determined to go to Washington and present Israel's position before the members of Congress and the American people. i don't want to be coy -- the prime minister and I have a very real difference around Iran's sanctions.
I don't want to be coy -- the prime minister and I have a very real difference around Iran's sanctions.
If … Christie or Kasich decide to get in the race, they would instantly command more attention and more money than most of the individuals who have already filed their official paperwork, late summer 2015 will clear up all this confusion about who’s actually running and who our top candidates are in the early primary states. ... If you’re a candidate who’s still playing it coy in August, it will be too late for you.
I don't want to be coy. The prime minister and I have a very real difference around Iran.
Cowtown Rodeo and The Harris Family extend our heartfelt and sincere condolences to the Coy Lutz Family for the tragic loss of their son, Coy.
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- тих, мълчалив, срамежлив, сдържан, свенлив, дискретенBulgarian
- kokett, keusch, verschämt, zurückhaltend, verlegenGerman
- recatado, timidoSpanish
- coi, timideFrench
- timido, modesto, schivoItalian
- მორცხვი, თავშეკავებული, მორიდებულიGeorgian
- discreet, schuchter, timide, kuis, verlegen, koket, bescheiden, bedeesd, terughoudendDutch
- скромный, робкий, застенчивый, сдержанныйRussian
- naz, nazlıTurkish
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