Today’s word of the day is ‘Coy.‘ Let us understand more about this word.
What is this word’s grammar?
The word is an adjective, i.e., it adds more information about the noun or sentence
Does the word have a past tense? What is it?
How is the word pronounced in popular languages?
1. Hindi- Vineet
2. Spanish – Tímido(Masculine); Tímida(Feminine)
3. French – Timide
4. Mandarin – Co
How to use this word in a sentence?
1. If Mr Donald Estey had expected Mrs Darling to be shy and coy at his advances, he found himself entirely mistaken.
2. This was his ingenious way of storming the citadel of the coy maiden’s affections.
3. Why should she hesitate, and play the coy girl, and pretend to any doubts in her mind which did not exist there?
4. Now that she had told him the truth she did not coy her love.
5. Here she stands in shadow, glancing with coy delight at the fairyland beyond.
What are some synonyms of the word of the day?
Some synonyms of the word are:
evasive, self-effacing, skittish, timid, backward, blushing, coquettish, demure, diffident, flirtatious, humble, kittenish, overmodest, prudish, rabbity, reserved, retiring, shrinking, shy, unassertive etc.
What are some antonyms of the word of the day?
Some antonyms of the word are:
aggressive, forward, immodest, impudent, unshy etc.
I have never been an ambitious person, and my participation in this industry is a fluke, but only male writers can afford to be coy and self-deprecating.
This is Fred.
Fred is grumpy.
He is also coy. pic.twitter.com/8bQ2rl230D
— Steve Parrett (@Steve_Parrett) December 28, 2020
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