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shy

zelfstandig naamwoord

1 shy

A quick throw.

Roget 284: propulsion, projection; propelment; vis a tergo [Lat.], force from behind; push, shove etc. (impulse) 276; ejaculate; ejection etc. 297; ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: bleu



werkwoord

1 shy

Start suddenly, as from fright.

Roget 860: fear, stand in awe of; be afraid etc. adj.; have qualms etc. n.; apprehend, sit upon thorns, eye askance; distrust etc. (disbelieve) ... meer laten zien

Roget 279: alter one's course, deviate, depart from, turn, trend; bend, curve etc. 245; swerve, heel, bear off; gybe, wear.    ... meer laten zien

Roget 862: quail etc. (fear) 860; be cowardly etc. adj., be a coward etc. n.; funk; cower, skulk, ... meer laten zien

Roget 623: abstain, refrain, spare, not attempt; not do etc. 681; maintain the even tenor of one's way.    eschew, keep from, let alone, have nothing to do with; keep aloof keep off, stand aloof, ... meer laten zien

Roget 284: propel, project, throw, fling, cast, pitch, chuck, toss, jerk, heave, shy, hurl; flirt, fillip.    ... meer laten zien

Roget 283: recede, regrade, return, revert, retreat, retire; retrograde, retrocede; back out; back down; balk; crawfish [U.S.], crawl [Slang]; withdraw; ... meer laten zien

2 shy

Throw quickly.

bijvoeglijk naamwoord

1 shy

Lacking self-confidence.

synoniemen: diffident, timid, unsure.

Roget 881: modest, diffident; humble etc. 879; timid, timorous, bashful; shy, nervous, skittish, coy, sheepish, shamefaced, ... meer laten zien

Roget 623: unsought, unattempted; avoiding etc. v.; neutral, shy of etc. (unwilling) 603; elusive, evasive; fugitive, runaway; ... meer laten zien

Roget 862: coward, cowardly; fearful, shy; timid, timorous; skittish; poor-spirited, spiritless, soft, effeminate.    weak-minded; infirm of purpose etc. ... meer laten zien

2 shy

Short.

3 shy

Wary and distrustful; disposed to avoid persons or things.


Moby betekeniswoordenboek: Pyrrhonic, about the bush, afraid, agnostic, apprehensive, around the bush, arrested, averse, avert, avoid, back down, backhanded, backward, balance, balk, bankrupt in, bare of, bashful, be startled, bear off ... meer laten zien.

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