All three had been beaten by coy in the depths of the Ford County jail.
coy readers should heed the lesson learned by the young woman in “The Squirrel.”
The former tabloid editor played the part brilliantly on the stand with a mixture of the combative and the coy.
Two months later, after Raymond had been released, coy bought his wife a new Chevrolet Impala.
Romney is coy at best about 2016, although his old running mate, Paul Ryan, wants him to run.
Meantime the big Mexican, coy, showed up from somewhere, just as Foster had.
coy was shot in the leg, possibly by Simms, but did not drop.
He began, with coy hesitancy, to beat his scruples around the bush, which was not a bad lead.
Simms took care of coy to the end of his life, coy dying but recently.
The coy warrior-maiden would fain break her plighted word; and we, here in our weakness, shall perish from her wrath.
early 14c., "quiet, modest, demure," from Old French coi, earlier quei "quiet, still, placid, gentle," ultimately from Latin quietus "resting, at rest" (see quiet (n.)). Meaning "shy" emerged late 14c. Meaning "unwilling to commit" is 1961. Related: Coyly; coyness.