Shy

Updated: 7 November 2016

We found 28 answers for the crossword clue Shy. We last saw this clue in The Mirror Quick Crossword on 1 November 2017, where the answer was 'COY'.

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Shy crossword28 Crossword Answers

3
letters
COY
4
letters
BALK
5
letters
owing
fling
SHORT
TIMID
START
chary
6
letters
SHRINK
DEMURE
modest
unsure
recoil
7
letters
bashful
8
letters
retiring
RETICENT
skittish
reserved
9
letters
withdrawn
shrinking
deficient
diffident
reclusive
10
letters
uneffusive
unassuming
shamefaced
11
letters
unassertive
introverted

Definitions for "Shy"

A quick throw; "he gave the ball a shy to the first baseman"
Throw quickly
Start suddenly, as from fright
Wary and distrustful; disposed to avoid persons or things; "shy of strangers"
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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