shrinking violet Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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shrinking violetnoun [C]

uk   us   informal
a ​person who is very ​shy or modest and does not like to ​attractattention: She ​lovesappearing on ​television and is noshrinkingviolet when it comes to ​expressing her ​views.
(Definition of shrinking violet from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “shrinking violet”
in Chinese (Simplified) 腼腆的人,羞怯的人…
in Chinese (Traditional) 靦腆的人,羞怯的人…
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