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English-German translation for: shy
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Dictionary English German: shy

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ADJ   shy | shier/shyer | shiest/shyest
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NOUN   a shy | shies
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VERB  to shy | shied | shied ... 
 
SYNO   diffident | shy | timid | unsure
shy {adj}
3351
schüchtern
shy {adj}
615
scheu
shy {adj}
544
verlegen [scheu]
shy {adj}
125
zurückhaltend
shy {adj}
78
zaghaft
shy {adj}
39
gehemmt
shy {adj}
35
befangen [schüchtern]
shy {adj} [easily frightened, timid]
29
ängstlich
shy {adj}
23
reserviert
shy {adj}
17
zag [geh.]
shy {adj}
14
verschüchtert
shy {adj} [timid]
7
verdruckst [ugs.]
shy {adj}
5
genierlich [ugs.] [schüchtern]
shy {adj}blöd [veraltet] [schüchtern]
shy {adj}blöde [veraltet] [schüchtern]
shy {adj}zage [geh.]
Verbs
to shy [recoil] [from dread, distaste]
113
scheuen
equest. to shyscheu werden [Pferd]
to shy sth. [throw with a swift movement]etw. (schnell) werfen
Nouns
shy [dated] [quick throw, fling]
21
Wurf {m}
shy [sudden movement, as from fear]
5
Zurückzucken {n}
shy [throw]schneller Wurf {m}
2 Words: Others
camera-shy {adj}fotoscheu
camera-shy {adj}kamerascheu
conflict-shy {adj}konfliktscheu
hunting gun-shy {adj}schussscheu
gun-shy {adj} [fig.]vorsichtig [argwöhnisch]
zool. hand shy {adj}handscheu
head-shy {adj}kopfscheu
media-shy {adj}medienscheu
public shy {adj} [publicity shy]öffentlichkeitsscheu
publicity-shy {adj}öffentlichkeitsscheu
risk-shy {adj}risikoscheu
fin. shy ofim / in Rückstand mit [z. B. Zahlung]
shy of {prep} [coll.] [a short distance from sth.](kurz) vor [räumlich]
shy of [coll.] [short of]weniger als [unterhalb von]
shy of {prep} [slightly earlier than] [coll.]kurz vor [+Dat.] [zeitl.]
shy with sb.scheu gegenüber jdm.
water-shy {adj}wasserscheu
work-shy {adj}arbeitsscheu
work-shy {adj} [disinclined to work]faul [arbeitsscheu]
2 Words: Verbs
to be shyscheu sein
to be shyschüchtern sein
games to be shy [poker etc.]den Einsatz schuldig sein [Poker usw.]
to shy (at sb./sth.)(vor jdm./etw.) scheuen
2 Words: Nouns
games coconut shy [game, found esp. at funfairs][Wurfspiel auf Kokosnüsse, ähnlich der Jahrmarktsattraktion 'Dosenwerfen']
coconut shy [stall]Wurfbude {f} [in der auf Kokosnüsse geworfen wird]
med. shy bladderParuresis {f} [soziale Phobie]
shy dovescheue Taube {f}
shy girlschüchternes Mädchen {n}
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A 2017-11-28: Your English is fine. Maybe you're just a little too shy?
A 2015-02-27: Don't know, Dracs. Always been painfully shy.
Q 2013-12-10: "Scheue Neugier" "Shy curiosity"?
A 2013-10-01: Why so shy, nigilmaadhust - this is the perfect match! Thank you!!!
A 2011-06-13: Once bitten, twice shy; twice bitten, let fly?
A 2011-06-13: Once bitten, twice shy.
Q 2011-05-08: timid, shy
A 2011-04-07: make them / the youths shy away from ... / keep them (away) from ...
A 2010-01-07: In German, too, +green+ evokes ecologists - +die Grünen+ ... So if the aut...
A 2009-06-28: OMG, he was cute and shy - I'd have fallen for him immediately
Q 2009-06-24: ....acting class and a week shy of becoming a groom....
A 2009-01-20: 'don't shy away from danger' ist richtig
A 2008-07-22: theater shy
A 2008-07-22: you could try "theater shy" or "disinterested"
A 2007-11-30: I think it's a shy way of saying "I love you".
A 2007-10-05: not shy of new / outlandish ... experiences?
A 2007-09-15: Once bitten, twice shy.
A 2007-06-14: Virginia, " letter-shy" ist noch das Beste, das gefällt mir gut.
A 2007-06-14: Dear letter-shy Karlheinz
A 2006-09-15: last shy try: WWF

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