coy

Blase vs Coy - What's the difference?

blase | coy |


As verbs the difference between blase and coy

is that blase is to blow while coy is (obsolete) to caress, pet; to coax, entice.

As an adjective coy is

(dated) bashful, shy, retiring.

As a noun coy is

a trap from which waterfowl may be hunted.

Coy vs Cutesy - What's the difference?

coy | cutesy |


As adjectives the difference between coy and cutesy

is that coy is (dated) bashful, shy, retiring while cutesy is overly, affectedly or unnecessarily cute; too cute to be taken as serious.

As a verb coy

is (obsolete) to caress, pet; to coax, entice.

As a noun coy

is a trap from which waterfowl may be hunted.

Flippant vs Coy - What's the difference?

flippant | coy |


In archaic|lang=en terms the difference between flippant and coy

is that flippant is (archaic) glib; speaking with ease and rapidity while coy is (archaic) quiet, reserved, modest.

As adjectives the difference between flippant and coy

is that flippant is (archaic) glib; speaking with ease and rapidity while coy is (dated) bashful, shy, retiring.

As a verb coy is

(obsolete) to caress, pet; to coax, entice.

As a noun coy is

a trap from which waterfowl may be hunted.

Coy vs Tw - What's the difference?

coy | tw |


As an adjective coy

is (dated) bashful, shy, retiring.

As a verb coy

is (obsolete) to caress, pet; to coax, entice.

As a noun coy

is a trap from which waterfowl may be hunted.

As a pronoun tw is

this, that (old egyptian) or tw can be variant spelling of.

Koi vs Coy - What's the difference?

koi | coy |


As nouns the difference between koi and coy

is that koi is ornamental domesticated varieties of the common carp, cyprinus carpio , of japan and eastern asia with red-gold or white coloring while coy is a trap from which waterfowl may be hunted.

As an adjective coy is

(dated) bashful, shy, retiring.

As a verb coy is

(obsolete) to caress, pet; to coax, entice.

Coy vs Forward - What's the difference?

coy | forward |


As adjectives the difference between coy and forward

is that coy is (dated) bashful, shy, retiring while forward is toward the front or at the front.

As verbs the difference between coy and forward

is that coy is (obsolete) to caress, pet; to coax, entice while forward is to advance, promote.

As nouns the difference between coy and forward

is that coy is a trap from which waterfowl may be hunted while forward is (dialectal|or|obsolete) agreement; covenant or forward can be (rugby) one of the eight players (comprising two props, one hooker, two locks, two flankers and one number eight, collectively known as the pack) whose primary task is to gain and maintain possession of the ball (compare back).

As an adverb forward is

towards the front or from the front.

Awkward vs Coy - What's the difference?

awkward | coy |


As adjectives the difference between awkward and coy

is that awkward is lacking dexterity in the use of the hands, or of instruments while coy is (dated) bashful, shy, retiring.

As an adverb awkward

is (obsolete) in a backwards direction.

As a verb coy is

(obsolete) to caress, pet; to coax, entice.

As a noun coy is

a trap from which waterfowl may be hunted.

Coy vs Flirtatious - What's the difference?

coy | flirtatious |


As adjectives the difference between coy and flirtatious

is that coy is (dated) bashful, shy, retiring while flirtatious is of or pertaining to flirtation.

As a verb coy

is (obsolete) to caress, pet; to coax, entice.

As a noun coy

is a trap from which waterfowl may be hunted.

Facetious vs Coy - What's the difference?

facetious | coy |


As adjectives the difference between facetious and coy

is that facetious is treating serious issues with deliberately inappropriate humour; flippant while coy is (dated) bashful, shy, retiring.

As a verb coy is

(obsolete) to caress, pet; to coax, entice.

As a noun coy is

a trap from which waterfowl may be hunted.

Euphemistic vs Coy - What's the difference?

euphemistic | coy |


As adjectives the difference between euphemistic and coy

is that euphemistic is of or pertaining to euphemism while coy is (dated) bashful, shy, retiring.

As a verb coy is

(obsolete) to caress, pet; to coax, entice.

As a noun coy is

a trap from which waterfowl may be hunted.

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