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coy

adjective   /kɔɪ/
UK intentionally keeping something secret evasivo She’s very coy about her age.1985
(especially of women) being or pretending to be shy, or like a child tímido She gave me a coy look from under her schoolgirl’s fringe.1054
coyly adverb   /ˈkɔɪ.li/ coyness noun [no plural]   /ˈkɔɪ.nəs/
(Definition of coy from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

coy

adjective /koi/
(pretending to be) shy tímido, reservado, evasivo She gave her brother’s friend a coy smile.
coyly adverb
tímidamente She looked at him coyly.
coyness noun
timidez I found her coyness incredibly endearing.
(Definition of coy from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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