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Overview of noun shy

The noun shy has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. shy

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


Overview of verb shy

The verb shy has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) shy

(start suddenly, as from fright)

2. shy

(throw quickly)


Overview of adj shy

The adj shy has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. diffident, shy, timid, unsure

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

2. shy

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

3. shy

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

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