play coy

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Definition of play coy

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: 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 25 Sep. 2021.

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