Definition of SHY

noun : SHY

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a quick throw; "he gave the ball a shy to the first baseman" ;

verb : SHY

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) start suddenly, as from fright ;

  • 2. (

    ) throw quickly ;

Adjective : SHY

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) lacking self-confidence; "stood in the doorway diffident and abashed"; "problems that call for bold not timid responses"; "a very unsure young man" ;

  • 2. (

    ) short; "eleven is one shy of a dozen" ;

  • 3. (

    ) wary and distrustful; disposed to avoid persons or things; "shy of strangers" ;


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