play coy

idiom

US
: to avoid giving a direct or complete answer
When asked about his next book, he played coy.

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“Play coy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/play%20coy. Accessed 6 Dec. 2022.

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