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Definition of sh

"sh" is probably misspelled. Trying shy instead Definition of shy

1. shy [ a ] lacking self-confidence
Examples: "stood in the doorway diffident and abashed" "problems that call for bold not timid responses" "a very unsure young man"

Used in print:

(Guy Bolton, The Olympians....)

To be passive , to be girlishly shy was palpably absurd .

Synonyms shy diffident unsure timid Related Terms unconfident

2. shy [ a ] easily startled or frightened

Used in print:

(Marvin Schiller, "The Sheep's in the Meadow,"...)

Again among those jubilantly reunited bunkmates , I was shy with Jessie and acted as I had during those early Saturday mornings when we all seemed to be playing_for_effect , to be detached and unconcerned with the girls who were properly our dates but about whom , later , in the privacy of our bunks , we would think in_terms_of the most elaborate romance .

Synonyms shy Related Terms timid

3. shy [ v ] start suddenly, as from fight

Used in print:

(Stephen Longstreet, Eagles Where I Walk....)

The horse shied at the dreadful thing and flared its nostrils .

Synonyms shy Related Terms startle

4. Shy [ n ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 13408

Synonyms Shy

5. shy [ a ] (informal) short
Examples: "eleven is one shy of a dozen"

Synonyms shy Related Terms colloquialism insufficient

6. shy [ v ] throw quickly

Synonyms shy Related Terms throw

7. shy [ a ] wary and distrustful; disposed to avoid persons or things
Examples: "shy of strangers"

Synonyms shy Related Terms wary

8. shy [ n ] a quick throw
Examples: "he gave the ball a shy to the first baseman"

Synonyms shy Related Terms throw

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