shy

shy

englanti

  1. arka, ujo

Liittyvät sanat: bashful , diffident , timid

Synonyymisanakirja

shy

  1. epäluuloinen, ujosteleva, riittämätön, puutteellinen, vajavainen, vajaa, puhekielen ilmaus, arkikielen ilmaus.

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Käännökset

englanti

heittää, paiskata

heitto

vajaa

ujosteleva

Easily frightened; timid.
Jonathan Swift
The horses of the army (..) were no longer shy, but would come up to my very feet without starting.
Reserved; disinclined to familiar approach.

He is very shy with strangers.

Arbuthnot
What makes you so shy, my good friend? There's nobody loves you better than I.
cautious Cautious; wary; suspicious.
Boyle
I am very shy of using corrosive liquors in the preparation of medicines.
Sir H. Wotton
Princes are, by wisdom of state, somewhat shy of their successors.
puhekieltä short Short, insufficient or less than.

By our count your shipment came up two shy of the bill of lading amount.

It is just shy of a mile from here to their house.

embarrassed Embarrassed. (rfe)
puhekieltä To avoid due to timidness or caution.

I shy away from investment opportunities I dont understand.''

puhekieltä To jump back in fear.

The horse shied away from the rider, which startled him so much he shied away from the horse.

puhekieltä to throw sideways with a jerk; to fling

to shy a stone; to shy a slipper

(rfquotek)

An act of throwing.
Punch
If Lord Brougham gets a stone in his hand, he must, it seems, have a shy at somebody.
2008, (w), Kieron Smith, Boy, Penguin 2009, p. 55:
The game had started. A man was chasing the ball, it went out for a shy.
A place for throwing.

coconut shy

A sudden start aside, as by a horse.
In the Eton College wall game, a point scored by lifting the ball against the wall in the calx.

Riimisanakirja

shy rimmaa näiden kanssa:

vichy, syyhy, möyhy, röyhy, jäähy

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Läheisiä sanoja

shoppailla, shoppailu, shortsit, show, SI-järjestelmä, SI-yksikkö