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English definition of “shy”

shy

adjective     /ʃaɪ/ (shyer, shyest)
B1 not confident , especially about meeting or talking to new people : He was too shy to say anything to her.Shy and modestAnxious and worried
shyly adverb She smiled shyly. shyness noun [U]
(Definition of shy adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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