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coy adj.

1 pretending to be shy

VERBS be | go

ADV. all, extremely, very He went all coy when I mentioned her name. | a bit, a little, rather She gave him a rather coy look.

2 unwilling to say sth directly

VERBS be | remain

ADV. extremely, very | a little, rather Alicia was a little coy about how much the new dress had cost. | uncharacteristically

PREP. about