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1. shy

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General dictionaries General (34 matching dictionaries)
  1. shy: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. shy, shy, shy: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. shy, shy: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. shy: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. shy: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. shy, shy: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Shy, shy: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. -shy, shy: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Shy, shy: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. shy: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. shy: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. shy: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Shy: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. shy (adj.), shy (v.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. shy: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. shy: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. shy, shy: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. Shy (album), Shy (band), Shy (company), Shy (disambiguation), Shy: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. shy: Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs [home, info]
  20. Shy: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  21. shy: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  22. shy: Rhymezone [home, info]
  23. shy: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  24. shy: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  25. SHY: Dictionary of Americanisms (1848) [home, info]
  26. Shy: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898) [home, info]
  27. shy: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  28. shy: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  29. shy: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  30. Shy, shy: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  31. -shy, shy: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  32. shy: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. -shy, shy: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. -shy, shy: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. shy: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. -shy, shy: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. SHY: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  2. SHY: Three Letter Words with definitions [home, info]
  3. SHY: AbbreviationZ [home, info]
  4. -shy, shy: Idioms [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Shy: Sports Definitions [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Shy: Glossary of Woodworking Terms [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (shy)

noun:  a quick throw ("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 ("Shy of strangers")
adjective:  easily startled or frightened
adjective:  lacking self-confidence
name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #13408)

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Phrases that include shy:   gun shy, shy drager syndrome, has a shy at, head shy, fights shy, more...

Words similar to shy:   timid, diffident, shied, shier, shies, shiest, shyer, shyest, shying, shyly, shyness, unsure, demure, reserved, reticent, retiring, short, skittish, more...


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