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Significado de “shy” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "shy" - Diccionario Inglés

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shyadjective

uk   us   /ʃaɪ/
  • shy adjective (NERVOUS)

B1 (shyer, shyest) nervous and ​uncomfortable with other ​people: He was too shy to ​ask her to ​dance with him. She gave a shy ​smile. Children are often shy of/withpeople they don't ​know. The ​deer were shy (= ​unwilling to be near ​people) and ​hid behind some ​trees.

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shyverb

uk   us   /ʃaɪ/

-shysuffix

uk   us   /-ʃaɪ/
(Definition of shy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "shy" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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shyadjective [-er/-est only]

 us   /ʃɑɪ/ (comparative shyer, superlative shyest)
uncomfortable with other ​people and ​unwilling to ​talk to them: He was too shy to ​ask her to ​dance with him.
shyly
adverb  us   /ˈʃɑɪ·li/
She smiled shyly.
shyness
noun [U]  us   /ˈʃɑɪ·nəs/
They have no shyness about ​telling you what they ​think.

shyverb [I]

 us   /ʃɑɪ/
(of a ​horse) to move back ​suddenly, esp. from ​fear or ​surprise.
(Definition of shy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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