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bashful

adjective uk   us   /ˈbæʃ.fəl/
often feeling uncomfortable with other people and easily embarrassed: She gave a bashful smile as he complimented her on her work.
Synonym
bashfully
adverb uk   us   /-i/
bashfulness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
Translations of “bashful”
in Vietnamese rụt rè…
in Spanish tímido, ruboroso…
in Thai ขี้อาย…
in Malaysian malu…
in French timide…
in German scheu…
in Chinese (Traditional) 害羞的,羞怯的…
in Indonesian pemalu…
in Russian застенчиый…
in Turkish utangaç, mahcup, sıkılgan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 害羞的,羞怯的…
in Polish nieśmiały, wstydliwy…
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