Definition of “bashful” - English Dictionary

“bashful” in British English

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bashfuladjective

uk /ˈbæʃ.fəl/ us /ˈbæʃ.fəl/

(Definition of “bashful” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“bashful” in American English

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bashfuladjective

us /ˈbæʃ·fəl/

easily embarrassed and uncomfortable; shy:

She gave a bashful smile when she was introduced.

(Definition of “bashful” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)