Synonyms and Antonyms of coy
1 affecting shyness or modesty in order to attract masculine interest not wanting him to know that she was interested in him, she acted very coy at the dance Synonyms of coy coquettish, demure, kittenish Words Related to coy flirtatious, flirty, girlish; goody-goody, governessy, overmodest, priggish, prim, prudish Antonyms of coy uncoy
2 not comfortable around people a coy toddler who hides whenever anyone comes to the house Synonyms of coy backward, bashful, shy, demure, diffident, introverted, modest, recessive, retiring, self-effacing, sheepish, withdrawnWords Related to coy antisocial, lone, lone-wolf, unsociable, unsocial; awkward, embarrassed, self-conscious, unadventurous, unassertive, unenterprising; inhibited, reserved, uneasy, uptightNear Antonyms of coy boon, clubbable (also clubable), companionable, convivial, gregarious, sociable, social; bold, dashing, forceful; brash, forward, overbold, uninhibited, unreservedAntonyms of coy extroverted (also extraverted), immodest, outgoing
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