Synonyms and Antonyms for shy

1. shy (v.)

start suddenly, as from fright

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2. shy (adj.)

lacking self-confidence

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3. shy (adj.)

wary and distrustful; disposed to avoid persons or things

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4. shy (adj.)

short

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5. shy (n.)

a quick throw

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6. shy (v.)

throw quickly

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7. work-shy (adj.)

disinclined to work or exertion

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