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Spanish translation of “shy”

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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