(of a woman) coquettish; simultaneously shy and provocative
Men used to want women to be coy; now, most men want women to be straightforward and bold.
my gf says oye!! when she need me to do things (u know wat)!!coz shez a bit shy n modest to ask me directly!!:) COY --> tOY --> children are RELUCTANT to give their tOYs to others. sounds like TOY--some children have SHYNESS for sharing their toys with others.