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  Definition of shy
  1. a quick throw; "he gave the ball a shy to the first baseman"
  2. throw quickly
  3. start suddenly, as from fight
  4. wary and distrustful; disposed to avoid persons or things; "shy of strangers"
  5. easily startled or frightened
  6. lacking self-confidence; "stood in the doorway diffident and abashed"; "problems that call for bold not timid responses"; "a very unsure young man"
Similar Words: diffident, timid, unsure

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 害羞   Danish: sky  
Dutch: verlegen   Finnish: arka  
French: timide   German: schüchtern  
Hebrew: ביישן   Hungarian: félénk  
Italian: timido   Japanese: 恥ずかしがりの  
Korean: 수줍은   Portuguese: tímido  
Russian: застенчивый   Spanish: tímido  
Swedish: blyg  
 
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