Free Translator Free Translator
Translators Dictionaries Courses Other
English Dictionary      examples: 'day', 'get rid of', 'New York Bay'

Shy person   /ʃaɪ pˈərsən/   Listen
Shy person

Someone who shrinks from familiarity with others.  Synonym: shrinking violet.

WordNet 3.0 © 2010 Princeton University

Advanced search
     Find words:
Starting with
Ending with
Matching a pattern  

Words linked to  

only single words

Share |

"Shy person" Quotes from Famous Books

... suffered from shyness does not feel his heart sink as he drives up in a brougham to the door of some strange house, and sees a grave butler advancing out of an unknown corridor, with figures flitting to and fro in the background; what shy person is there who at such a moment would not give a considerable sum to be able to go back to the station and take the first train home? Or who again, as he gives his name to a servant in some brightly-lighted hall, and advances, with a hurried glance at his ...
— At Large • Arthur Christopher Benson

Words linked to "Shy person" :   wallflower, shrinking violet, coward

Copyright © 2019