A fairground sideshow where balls are thrown at coconuts in an attempt to knock them off stands.
More example sentences
- There were plenty of games, many of which had been made by the children themselves including a coconut shy, ball games and a tombola.
- It's like being in a coconut shy and having things thrown at you - being battered and buffeted.
- The reverend from the church brought a bouncy castle and there were side shows, a coconut shy and indoor dancing throughout the afternoon.