Crossword Clue & Answers
16 July 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Easy Crossword
We found 11 answers for the crossword clue 'BASHFUL', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Easy Crossword.
We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.
We have given BASHFUL a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.
As well as being a clue we've also seen BASHFUL as an answer itself some 56 times.
BASHFUL is a single word clue made up of 7 letters.
We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Easy Crossword' on Thursday, 22 July 2021 with the answer being SHY, we also found SHY to be the most popular answer for this clue.
We've seen this clue in the following publications:
- Evening Standard Easy Crossword - 22 Jul 2021
- Irish Independent - Simple - 14 Jun 2021
- The Daily Mail Quick - 21 Apr 2021
- The New York Times Mini - 15 Dec 2020
- Irish Independent - Simple - 27 Aug 2020
- The New York Times Crossword - 10 Aug 2020
- The New York Times Mini - 3 Jul 2019
Definitions and usage
Before we get to our crossword answers for 'BASHFUL', take a look at the definitions and example uses below, sometimes these help you think of different words or phrases that are common to 'BASHFUL' and give you a hint.
- Disposed to avoid notice; "they considered themselves a tough outfit and weren't bashful about letting anybody know it"; (`blate' is a Scottish term for bashful)
- Self-consciously timid; "I never laughed, being bashful; lowering my head, I looked at the wall"- Ezra Pound
Showing marked and often playful or irritating evasiveness or reluctance to make a definite or committing statement; "a politician coy about his intentions"
A quick throw; "he gave the ball a shy to the first baseman"
Disposed to avoid notice; "they considered themselves a tough outfit and weren't bashful about letting anybody know it"; (`blate' is a Scottish term for bashful)
People who are fearful and cautious; "whitewater rafting is not for the timid"
Limited in size or scope; "a small business"; "a newspaper with a modest circulation"; "small-scale plans"; "a pocket-size country"
Having a red face from embarrassment or shame or agitation or emotional upset; "the blushing boy was brought before the Principal"; "her blushful beau"; "was red-faced with anger"
A small, old, relatively cool star; approximately 100 times the mass of Jupiter
Of a person who has held and relinquished a position or office; "a retiring member of the board"
Showing a sense of shame
Lacking self-confidence; "stood in the doorway diffident and abashed"; "problems that call for bold not timid responses"; "a very unsure young man"
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