Synonyms of shy in English:

shy

adjective

  • 1 I was painfully shy
    [Antonyms] confident
  • Phrases

    shy away from

    she shied away from successflinch atdemur atrecoil athang back fromhave scruples abouthave misgivings abouthave qualms aboutbe chary ofbe diffident towardbe bashful aboutfight shy ofbalk at

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    Pronunciation: ˈflɪp(ə)nt
    adjective
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