5 letter words with OYL in the middle

The following list contains 1 five letter word in English

5 letter words with OYL in the middle in English

Common 5 letter words with OYL in the middle with meaning


Parts of Speech: adverb

Definitions: in a shy or modest way; in a way that is reluctant to give away information or show ones feelings or intentions

Pronunciations: US: /ˈkɔɪli/; UK: /ˈkɔɪli/

Origin and Usage: The word "coyly" comes from the adjective "coy," which originally meant "quiet" or "reserved." Over time, the meaning shifted to "shy" or "modest." The adverb "coyly" is used to describe someone who behaves in a way that is hesitant or reluctant to reveal their thoughts or feelings. It is often used in romantic contexts to describe someone who is being flirtatious or playing hard to get.

Synonyms: bashfully, demurely, shyly, timidly, reservedly

Related Words: coyed, coyer, coypu

Example Sentences:

  1. She smiled coyly and looked away.
  2. He answered her questions coyly, not wanting to reveal too much.
  3. The actress played the scene coyly, hinting at her characters true feelings without explicitly stating them.