shy adjective (NERVOUS)
She gave a shy smile.
- Underneath that shy exterior, she's actually a very warm person.
- Tom is very extrovert and confident while Katy's shy and quiet.
- He was shy and unassuming and not at all how you expect an actor to be.
- Paulo's very shy - he needs bringing out.
- Suddenly shy, our young daughter burrowed her head into my shoulder.
shy adjective (LESS)
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