Shy in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Shy

Easily frightened; timid. | Reserved; disinclined to familiar approach. | Cautious; wary; suspicious.

Short Example Sentences for Shy

  • 1. I felt shy and embarrassed. 🔊
  • 2. Raban bowed in the shy way peculiar to him. 🔊
  • 3. Her word was crumpled and shy as a kiss. 🔊
  • 4. She was a woman of few words and very shy and reserved. 🔊
  • 5. Usually he was shy and ill at ease with strangers. 🔊
  • 6. He was always shy and timid with strangers. 🔊
  • 7. But the herd of professional scientists fought shy of it. 🔊
  • 8. Some of the young fellows are shy on good manners. 🔊
  • 9. It seems to lurk there like a shy skeleton at the feast. 🔊
  • 10. He was too shy to grant the interview I asked. 🔊
  • 11. He was extremely timid to talk, shy as a fawn, even to me. 🔊
  • 12. Is dawn a secret shy and cold Anadyomene, silver-gold? 🔊
  • 13. You never could tell if he was only shy or repelled by your advances. 🔊
  • 14. It seemed that even the leaders fought shy of dinner-parties. 🔊
  • 15. Bradby was a quiet-mannered rather shy young man of about five and twenty. 🔊
  • 16. A shy and timid animal, it is worried through every month of the year. 🔊
  • 17. It was evident that Davenant was shy of accepting this challenge. 🔊
  • 18. Modest and shy is she; One weak chirp is her only note. 🔊
  • 19. Might have played that up a little stronger, but I was shy on facts. 🔊
  • 20. With a shy advancing Naiad-like go dancing Down the golden meads. 🔊
  • 21. I've offered to buy them drinks and all that, but they seem to shy off. 🔊

How to use Shy in Sentences?

  • 1. On the contrary she liked him so well as to find herself a little shy with him. 🔊
  • 2. Little is known about the habits of this chipmunk, which normally is shy and wary. 🔊
  • 3. She is a lovely picture to look at, with the sweet, shy consciousness in her face. 🔊
  • 4. He was manifestly a very shy man, and, moreover, he might have been losing sleep the night before. 🔊
  • 5. Little Starwood, by my side, looked as fair and as pretty as ever, rather more shy than usual. 🔊
  • 6. The fellows here formed the opinion that Mrs. Davidson was a meek, shy little thing. 🔊
  • 7. Now in shy confusion, With a pale suffusion, Seek the wild seclusion Of sequestered caves. 🔊
  • 8. But to shy at meeting Nora Harrigan...." "There you have it; the privilege of the gods. 🔊
  • 9. She felt a shy pleasure in the sensation they created as the crowd of students parted to let them pass. 🔊
  • 10. Marietta was shy to a fault, and it was a long time before he could get anything excepting monosyllables from her in conversation. 🔊
  • 11. She took a liking to him because he was clumsy and shy and inexpressive; she embarked upon the dangerous interest of helping him to find his soul. 🔊
  • 12. Then the two little fists again went up to the blue eyes, for the little maid was shy of this great big man. 🔊
  • 13. She was shy and very quiet when a passenger on his stage, ready to do anything he asked, obedient to any suggestion he gave her. 🔊
  • 14. If Patty was shy and self-conscious, it was evident that her state of mind was not shared by her father. 🔊