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Translation of "shy" - English-Spanish dictionary

shy

adjective   /ʃaɪ/
B1 not confident, especially about meeting new people tímido He was too shy to say anything to her.
shyly adverb /ʃaɪ·li/
tímidamente She smiled shyly.
shyness noun [no plural] /ʃaɪ·nəs/
timidez, vergüenza
(Definition of shy from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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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