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Translation of "shy" - English-Spanish dictionary

shy

adjective /ʃai/ ( comparative shyer, shier, superlative shyest, shiest)
lacking confidence in the presence of others, especially strangers; not wanting to attract attention
tímido, vergonzoso, reservado
She is too shy to go to parties.
drawing back from (an action, person etc)
avergonzado
She is shy of strangers.
(of a wild animal) easily frightened; timid
asustadizo, huraño
Deer are very shy animals.
shyly adverb
tímidamente, con timidez
She smiled shyly.
shyness noun
timidez
He has always struggled to overcome his shyness.
(Definition of shy from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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