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1. (reticent) 
a. evasivo 
The investor was coy about the specifics of his latests success.El inversor se mostró evasivo sobre los detalles de su último éxito.
2. (modest with the intent to attract) 
a. no direct translation 
Elizabeth fanned herself and flashed Mr. Godfrey a coy glance.Elizabeth se abanicó y le lanzó una mirada tímida y coqueta al Sr. Godfrey.
The policeman wasn't seduced in the least by the coy attitude of the shoplifter.El policía no se dejó seducir para nada por la actitud falsamente timorata de la ladrona.
3. (old-fashioned) (shy) 
a. tímido 
The child was coy and averted her eyes when I asked her what her age was.La niña era tímida y apartó la vista cuando le pregunté cuántos años tenía.
1. (shy) 
a. timorato(a) 
to be coy about somethingmostrarse evasivo(a) en relación con algo
coy [kɔɪ]
coyer (comparative)coyest (superlative)
1 (demure) [+person, smile] tímido; (coquettish) coqueta; coquetón
2 (evasive) esquivo; reticente
The hotel is understandably coy about the incident Mr Alexander is not the slightest bit coy about his ambitions
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