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To be Koi or not to be coi?

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A Koi is a Japanese fish, these colourful Kois belong to the Montreal Botanical Garden.

Coy is also an adjective

Definition via

Take the adjective coy for a person who pretends to be shy but really isn’t, or someone who could give a definite answer but won’t. Coy behavior can be playful or just plain annoying.

Originally meaning “quiet and shy,” today someone who is coy pretends to be shy in a playful manner — often as a form of flirting.

If a politician is coy about something, he or she only gives vague statements on an issue for fear of committing to a position or angering his or her constituency. Common to both of these senses is the fact that a person uses coyness to subtly manipulate his or her audience.

 You can also be coy about your age, it happens to me every year on my birthday.

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