adverb. ['ˈʃaɪli'] in a shy or timid or bashful manner.
- -ly (English)
- -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
- shy (English)
- shy (Middle English (1100-1500))
Rhymes with Shyly
How do you pronounce shyly?
Pronounce shyly as ˈʃaɪli.
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Sentences with shyly
1. Noun, singular or mass
If you've already adopted a shy pup, don't give him attention when he is behaving shyly.
They bow shyly as wet swans.