Definitions of shy:
  • noun:   a quick throw
    Example: "He gave the ball a shy to the first baseman"
  • verb:   throw quickly
  • verb:   start suddenly, as from fight
  • adjective:   wary and distrustful; disposed to avoid persons or things
    Example: "Shy of strangers"
  • adjective:   easily startled or frightened
  • adjective:   lacking self-confidence
  • name:  A surname (common: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #13408)

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