shy adjective Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary
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Meaning of “shy” - Learner’s Dictionary

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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