Part of speech:
Drawing back from contact with others, from publicity, etc.; reserved; shy
Showing an embarrassed timidity
Characterized by reserve or diffidence:
Modest and reserved in manner or behavior.
Skilled at accomplishing things, especially with the hands:
Delicately pleasing; pretty or cute:
Full of diffidence; lacking self-confidence; timid; shy
Widely separated; far apart or far away in space or time
Inclined or intended to evade:
Having the qualities or likeness of a kitten.
Not forward; shy or reserved
Restrained, as in style; understated:
Moving quickly and lightly; lively.
Free from disturbance, agitation, or commotion:
Fearful and hesitant:
The act of dallying; flirting, toying, or trifling
(Physics) A measure of the opposition to magnetic flux, analogous to electric resistance.
Lack of enthusiasm, as from a misgiving or doubt:
Not drawing attention to oneself; modest.
Find another word for coy. In this page you can discover 41 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for coy, like: retiring, bashful, shy, demure, coquettish, flirtatious, humble, allure, arch, clever and cunning.