play coy

Definition of play coy

US

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

Word by Word Definitions

playplay
  1. :  swordplay

    :  game, sport

    :  the conduct, course, or action of a game

  1. :  to engage in sport or recreation :  frolic

    :  to have sexual relations

    :  to move aimlessly about :  trifle

  1. :  shrinking from contact or familiarity

    :  marked by cute, coquettish, or artful playfulness

    :  showing reluctance to make a definite commitment

  1. :  caress

    :  to act coyly (see 1coy)


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