Definition: displaying reluctance, being shy
Part of Speech: Adjective
Synonym(s): quiet, modest
Antonym(s): outgoing, open
1. Unlike Paul Ryan, Ted Cruz was not coy about voicing his dislike of Trump.
2. While Gail pretends to be coy and quiet, she is very outgoing.
3. Rick didn’t want to seem too interested in the position so he gave a coy response when questioned about the job.