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Synonyms for coykɔɪ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. coy, demure, overmodest(adj)

    affectedly modest or shy especially in a playful or provocative way

    Synonyms:
    coy, overmodest, demure

    Antonyms:
    bold, immodest, definite

  2. coy(adj)

    showing marked and often playful or irritating evasiveness or reluctance to make a definite or committing statement

    Synonyms:
    overmodest, demure

    Antonyms:
    definite, bold, immodest

  3. coy(adj)

    modestly or warily rejecting approaches or overtures

    Synonyms:
    overmodest, demure

    Antonyms:
    definite, immodest, bold

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. coy(a.)

    Synonyms:
    modest, diffident, shy, shrinking, timid, bashful, reserved, distant, demure

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

cie, icra, shy, cbg, timid


Translations for coy

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • мълчалив, дискретен, свенлив, сдържан, тих, срамежливBulgarian
  • verschämt, kokett, zurückhaltend, keusch, verlegenGerman
  • timido, recatadoSpanish
  • coi, timideFrench
  • विनीतHindi
  • szégyenlősHungarian
  • schivo, modesto, timidoItalian
  • コイJapanese
  • თავშეკავებული, მორიდებული, მორცხვიGeorgian
  • schuchter, timide, verlegen, koket, bescheiden, discreet, terughoudend, bedeesd, kuisDutch
  • sfiosRomanian
  • сдержанный, застенчивый, робкий, скромныйRussian
  • nazlı, nazTurkish

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