Results for shy

Definitions of shy:

part of speech: noun

Shyness.

part of speech: adverb

SHYLY or SHILY.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To start suddenly aside, as a horse.

part of speech: verb transitive

To throw aside with a jerk; fling.

part of speech: adjective

That is fearful of near approach; reserved; not familiar; avoiding free intercourse; wary; cautious.

part of speech: noun

The act of starting aside from fear; a side throw.

part of speech: superlative

Shyest.

part of speech: adjective

Timid; bashful; cautious; suspicious.

part of speech: comparative

Shyer.

part of speech: adverb

Shyly.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To start aside from fear: said of horses.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To start aside, as a horse from fear:- pa. t. and pa. p. shied.

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