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bashful

adjective uk   /ˈbæʃ.fəl/ us  
often feeling uncomfortable with other people and easily embarrassed: She gave a bashful smile as he complimented her on her work.
Synonym
bashfully
adverb uk   /-i/ us  
bashfulness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
Translations of “bashful”
in Spanish tímido, ruboroso…
in French timide…
in German scheu…
in Chinese (Traditional) 害羞的,羞怯的…
in Russian застенчиый…
in Turkish utangaç, mahcup, sıkılgan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 害羞的,羞怯的…
in Polish nieśmiały, wstydliwy…
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