She gave him a coy smile.
She looked at him with a coy smile before approaching.
Your buddy is being a little coy but he's hung around the wrong people long enough to pick up some information.
My high school girl-boy-how-to book said I should be coy and turn down all last-minute dates.
Carmen smiled in a coy way and leaned toward him.
1 Distinguish "coy," affectedly shy or modest, from O.
When he shifted, Jen leaned away with a coy smile and trailed the finger across his lower abdomen, moving around him.
This page gives an overview of all articles in the 1911 Brittanica which are alphabetized under Coy to Cri.