HyperDic: coyness

English > 1 sense of the word coyness:
NOUNattributecoyness, demurenessthe affectation of being demure in a provocative way
English > coyness: 1 sense > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe affectation of being demure in a provocative way.
BroaderaffectednessThe quality of being false or artificial (as to impress others)
Adjectivescoyshowing marked and often playful or irritating evasiveness or reluctance to make a definite or committing statement
coyaffectedly modest or shy especially in a playful or provocative way

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