shy in English

being reserved or having or showing nervousness or timidity in the company of other people.
I was pretty shy at school
a sudden startled movement, especially of a frightened horse.
(especially of a horse) start suddenly aside in fright at an object, noise, or movement.
His horse shied to the right, making room on the path for the newcomer.

Use "shy" in a sentence

Below are sample sentences containing the word "shy" from the English Dictionary. We can refer to these sentence patterns for sentences in case of finding sample sentences with the word "shy", or refer to the context using the word "shy" in the English Dictionary.

1. Shy, very shy.

2. Let people shy shy small fault.

3. They're shy.

4. Once bitten, twice shy.

5. Once bit, twice shy.

6. She's shy around strangers.

7. You're not shy either.

8. Don't be shy, Albert.

9. Aw, she's shy today.

10. She's a mite shy.

11. once bitten twice shy.

12. The women are not shy

13. Once bit [bitten] twice shy.

14. Mary is a shy girl.

15. She's very shy with adults.

16. It's different from being shy.

17. She was shy and reticent.

18. Don't fight shy of me.

19. He's not antisocial; just shy.

20. He seemed diffident, even shy.

21. You shy away from it.

22. Why are your friends so shy?

23. Don't tell me you've gotten shy.

24. I suddenly came over all shy.

25. He was a quiet, shy man.

26. The boy is shy of strangers.

27. The dog is shy of strangers.

28. I am a bit camera-shy.

29. She is a very shy person.

30. She was then plump and shy .

31. Children often fight shy of dentists.

32. I shy away from this task.

33. Well, he's shy with new people.

34. He's so cool, a bit shy...

35. The shy pupil murmured his answer.

36. You shy away from it.

37. Many women fight shy of motherhood.

38. 9 She described Gary as shy.

39. Well, he' s kind of shy

40. She's shy, she enjoys her privacy.

41. The panda is a shy creature.

42. She is more shy than unsocial.

43. Alan doesn't shy away from controversy.

44. Some defiant children are very shy.

45. 2 He's always been work-shy.

46. She gave me a shy smile.

47. I was too shy and embarrassed.

48. Ellen was a shy, reserved girl.

49. He was a shy, nervous perfectionist.

50. He is more shy than unsocial.