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coyest


 
  Overview  of  adj  coy 
 
  The  adj  coy  has  3  senses  (no  senses  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  coy,  demure,  overmodest  --  (affectedly  modest  or  shy  especially  in  a  playful  or  provocative  way) 
  2.  coy  --  (showing  marked  and  often  playful  or  irritating  evasiveness  or  reluctance  to  make  a  definite  or  committing  statement;  "a  politician  coy  about  his  intentions") 
  3.  coy  --  (modestly  or  warily  rejecting  approaches  or  overtures;  "like  a  wild  young  colt,  very  inquisitive  but  very  coy  and  not  to  be  easily  cajoled") 
 
  Antonyms  of  adj  coy 
 
  3  senses  of  coy 
 
  Sense  1 
  coy,  demure,  overmodest 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  modest)  ->  immodest 
 
  Sense  2 
  coy 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  indefinite)  ->  definite 
 
  Sense  3 
  coy 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  timid)  ->  bold 
 
  Similarity  of  adj  coy 
 
  3  senses  of  coy 
 
  Sense  1 
  coy,  demure,  overmodest 
  =>  modest  (vs.  immodest) 
 
  Sense  2 
  coy 
  =>  indefinite  (vs.  definite) 
 
  Sense  3 
  coy 
  =>  timid  (vs.  bold) 
 
  Attributes  of  adj  coy 
 
 
  Familiarity  of  adj  coy 
 
  coy  used  as  an  adjective  is  uncommon  (polysemy  count  =  3) 
 
  Grep  of  adj  coy 
  coy 
 
  Overview  of  adj  coy 
 
  The  adj  coy  has  3  senses  (no  senses  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  coy,  demure,  overmodest  --  (affectedly  modest  or  shy  especially  in  a  playful  or  provocative  way) 
  2.  coy  --  (showing  marked  and  often  playful  or  irritating  evasiveness  or  reluctance  to  make  a  definite  or  committing  statement;  "a  politician  coy  about  his  intentions") 
  3.  coy  --  (modestly  or  warily  rejecting  approaches  or  overtures;  "like  a  wild  young  colt,  very  inquisitive  but  very  coy  and  not  to  be  easily  cajoled")