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SHY

'SHY' is a 3 letter word starting with S and ending with Y

Crossword clues for 'SHY'

ClueAnswer

Nervous, timid (3)SHY
Uncomfortable in singles bars (3)
Slow to mingle (3)
Unlikely to make advances (3)
Quick throw (3)
Hardly gregarious (3)
Hardly outgoing (3)
Socially challenged? (3)
Not outgoing (3)
Timid in company (3)
Afraid of attention (3)
Coming up short (3)
Not quite enough (3)
Once bitten, twice ___ (3)
Like a shrinking violet (3)
Unlikely to streak (3)
Owing the pot (3)
Inclined to avoid the spotlight (3)
Short (3)
Withdrawn (3)

Synonyms, crossword answers and other related words for SHY

We hope that the following list of synonyms for the word shy will help you to finish your crossword today. We've arranged the synonyms in length order so that they are easier to find.

3 letter words

COY - GAG - GEE - HAW - JIB - LOB - PEG - POT - PUT - SHY

4 letter words

BALK - BILK - BOWL - CAST - DART - DASH - DUCK - FADE - FEAR - FIRE - FLIP - FORK - HURL - JERK - JUMP - MEEK - PART - PASS - PELT - PULL - REEL - SHUN - SIDE - SLIP - SNAP - TILT - TOSS - VEER - VOID - WARY

5 letter words

AVERT - AVOID - BAULK - BLINK - CAGEY - CAVIL - CHARY - CHUCK - CHUNK - CURVE - DEMUR - DODGE - ELUDE - EVADE - FENCE - FLING - GO OFF - GOOSY - HEAVE - HEDGE - HOVER - JUMPY - LANCE - LEERY - LOATH - MOUSY - OUT OF - PANIC - PARRY - PAUSE - PITCH - QUAIL - SCANT - SCARY - SERVE - SHAKY - SHIFT - SHORT - SHUNT - SHY AT - SHY OF - SIDLE - SLING - START - STICK - THROW - TIMID - WAVER - WINCE - YIELD

6 letter words

AFRAID - AVERSE - BARE OF - BEREFT - BICKER - BLENCH - BOGGLE - CALLOW - CAST AT - CRINGE - DEBATE - DEMURE - DEVOID - DOUBLE - DRAW IN - ESCAPE - ESCHEW - FALTER - FIRE AT - FLINCH - FLY OFF - GLANCE - HURL AT - HURTLE - IN FEAR - INFANT - LAUNCH - LET FLY - MODEST - PALTER - PATCHY - PONDER - PULL IN - PUT OFF - RECOIL - SCANTY - SCARCE - SHRINK - SHY OFF - SINKER - SKIMPY - STRAIN - SWERVE - SWITCH - TOSS AT - VOID OF - WEASEL - ZIGZAG

7 letter words

ATTEMPT - BALANCE - BASHFUL - BEAR OFF - CHUCK AT - DECLINE - DEFLECT - DISSENT - DISTANT - DUBIOUS - EASE OFF - EDGE OFF - ELUSION - EMPTY OF - EVASION - FAILING - FEARFUL - FEARING - FLING AT - HANG OFF - HEAD OFF - HEAVE AT - HOLD OFF - IN DOUBT - INCURVE - LACKING - LATERAL - MISSING - MYSTIFY - NEEDING - NERVOUS - NIT-PICK - NITPICK - OBSCURE - PARTIAL - POTSHOT - PULL OUT - PULLOUT - QUIBBLE - RABBITY - RETRACT - RETREAT - SCANT OF - SCRAPPY - SCRIMPY - SCRUPLE - SERVICE - SHIVERY - SHORT OF - SHOT-PUT - SHUFFLE - SHY AWAY - SKETCHY - SLENDER - SLING AT - STARTLE - STICK AT - STICKLE - STUMBLE - THROW AT - UNEAGER - VEER OFF - WANTING - WARD OFF

8 letter words

AGNOSTIC - ARRESTED - BACK DOWN - BACKWARD - BANKRUPT - BEREFT OF - BOGGLING - CATAPULT - CAUTIOUS - CONFUSED - COWARDLY - DEVOID OF - DOUBTFUL - DOUBTING - DRAW BACK - FALL BACK - FALLBACK - FASTBALL - FEARSOME - FIGHT SHY - GINGERLY - HANG BACK - HESITANT - HESITATE - IMMATURE - IN ARREAR - IN WANT OF - LET FLY AT - PICK NITS - PULL AWAY - PULL BACK - PULLBACK - QUALMISH - REEL BACK - RESERVED - RETICENT - RETIRING - SECLUDED - SHEEPISH - SHEER OFF - SHIFT OFF - SHUNNING - SIDESTEP - SKITTERY - SKITTISH - SPITBALL - STAMPEDE - STRAIN AT - TIMOROUS - TURN AWAY - TURN BACK - WITHDRAW

9 letter words

AVOIDANCE - BEAT ABOUT - CHOP LOGIC - CHOPLOGIC - CONSCIOUS - DEFECTIVE - DEFICIENT - DEMURRING - DENUDED OF - DIFFIDENT - DRAW ASIDE - EMBRYONIC - FALTERING - FOR WANT OF - FORLORN OF - GLANCE OFF - HEM AND HAW - HUM AND HAW - IN ARREARS - IN DEFAULT - INHIBITED - INTROVERT - JUMP A MILE - MOVE ASIDE - PITCHFORK - PUSSYFOOT - PYRRHONIC - RELUCTANT - RUNAROUND - SCEPTICAL - SCREWBALL - SHAMEFAST - SHRINKING - SIDESWIPE - SIDETRACK - SKEDADDLE - SKEPTICAL - SQUEAMISH - START BACK - STARTLISH - STEP ASIDE - STICKLING - TENTATIVE - TREMBLING - TREMULOUS - TREPIDANT - TURN ASIDE - UNASSURED - UNCERTAIN - UNWILLING - VOICELESS - WEASEL OUT - WITHDRAWN

10 letter words

BACKHANDED - BANKRUPT IN - BE STARTLED - BEAT AROUND - DELIBERATE - DEPRIVED OF - EQUIVOCATE - FIGHT SHY OF - HAVE QUALMS - HESITATING - INADEQUATE - INCOMPLETE - INDISPOSED - MAKE WAY FOR - NEUTRALITY - PREVENTION - PUT THE SHOT - REFRAINING - SCRUPULOUS - SHAMEFACED - SHOVE ASIDE - SHRINK BACK - SPLIT HAIRS - STAMMERING - START ASIDE - SUSPECTING - SUSPICIOUS - THINK TWICE - UNTRUSTING

11 letter words

CIRCUMSPECT - DESTITUTE OF - DISINCLINED - DISTRUSTFUL - FORBEARANCE - FORWARD PASS - HURL AGAINST - HYPOPLASTIC - IN DEFAULT OF - INTROVERTED - MISTRUSTFUL - MISTRUSTING - OUT OF POCKET - PREVARICATE - QUESTIONING - UNASSERTIVE - UNDEVELOPED

12 letter words

ABOUT THE BUSH - APPREHENSIVE - EQUIVOCATION - FAINTHEARTED - FORESTALLING - FROM MISSOURI - INARTICULATE - INSUFFICIENT - INTROVERSIVE - SELF-EFFACING - SHILLY-SHALLY - STEER CLEAR OF - TERGIVERSATE - TRIGGER-HAPPY

13 letter words

AROUND THE BUSH - CIRCUMVENTION - EVADE THE ISSUE - IN SHORT SUPPLY - SELF-CONSCIOUS - UNBLESSED WITH - UNPOSSESSED OF

14 letter words

BEG THE QUESTION - BLOW HOT AND COLD - MAKE BONES ABOUT - NONINVOLVEMENT - STOP TO CONSIDER - UNDERDEVELOPED

15 letter words

NONINTERVENTION - SELF-DISTRUSTFUL - THINK TWICE ABOUT

16 letter words

DEFENSE MECHANISM - STRADDLE THE FENCE

17 letter words

BEAT AROUND THE BUSH

Definition of shy

  • throw quickly
  • start suddenly, as from fright
  • a quick throw; "he gave the ball a shy to the first baseman"
  • wary and distrustful; disposed to avoid persons or things; "shy of strangers"


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