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1. shyly

adverb. ['ˈʃaɪli'] in a shy or timid or bashful manner.

Synonyms

  • timidly

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • shy (English)
  • shy (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Shyly

  • smiley
  • slyly
  • oriley
  • o'riley
  • o'reilly
  • dryly
  • bliley
  • wyly
  • wylie
  • wryly
  • wily
  • wiley
  • tylee
  • tiley
  • ryley
  • riley
  • reilly
  • miley
  • kiley
  • highly
  • highley
  • haile
  • eiley

Example sentences of the word shyly


1. Noun, singular or mass
If you've already adopted a shy pup, don't give him attention when he is behaving shyly.

2. Adjective
They bow shyly as wet swans.

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