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coy

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  • adjvery modest
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Synonyms for coy

adj very modest
  • bashful
  • evasive
  • self-effacing
  • skittish
  • timid
  • backward
  • blushing
  • coquettish
  • demure
  • diffident
  • flirtatious
  • humble
  • kittenish
  • overmodest
  • prudish
  • rabbity
  • reserved
  • retiring
  • shrinking
  • shy
  • unassertive

Antonyms for coy

  • aggressive
  • forward
  • immodest
  • impudent
  • unshy
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to coy

bashful

adjective. shy

coquettish

adjective. flirtatious

demure

adjective. reserved, affected

diffident

adjective. hesitant; unconfident

flirtatious

adjective. provocative, teasing

flirty

adjective. flirtatious
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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