English to Filipino Meaning :: shy

nahihiya, mahiyain, mahihiyain, umid, kimi, hiya, mahahayain, dungo, mailap, tigilpumitlag, ibato, biglang lumihis, pumukol, pukulin, maghagis, ihagis
Shy :
mahiyain
- mahiyainshiesnatatakot na kabayoshyestshying
 

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Noun(1) a quick throw
Verb(1) start suddenly, as from fright(2) throw quickly
Adjective(1) lacking self-confidence(2) short(3) wary and distrustful; disposed to avoid persons or things

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(1) Morgan almost stooped in mid-stride causing the horse to shy away.(2) He seemed very shy and nervous, and getting words out of his mouth was like pulling teeth.(3) Interviewees reported that shy students were more vulnerable to teasing.(4) He rubbed the back of his head in embarrassment, giving a shy smile.(5) She was absolutely charming, rather maternal and incredibly shy herself.(6) Noise must be kept to a minimum, as tigers are shy .(7) I never dreamed I would get so close to one of these shy animals.(8) At first the animals were quite shy , but they have settled in well.(9) Build a brush pile near your feeder to make sparrows, towhees, and other shy birds feel more at home, but be sure it won't harbor roaming cats.(10) Today, this area of Broadland still attracts these shy birds.(11) The Opeh was an extremely shy bird, and very rarely came within sight of a human.(12) And he grinned that shy little grin that I was learning to love.(13) The stallion snorted in the way that only horses could and began to shy at something on the side of the trail.(14) The shy monkey species was already known to local tribespeople called the Wanyakyusa.(15) A third explanation for our finding is that shy children may be more sensitive to the symptoms of illness or more likely to reflect on their internal states.(16) Jayalalitha, a once shy , timid, tiny introvert, was so outstanding in her studies that her portrait hangs in her school as a star alumnus with academic excellence as her only passion.
Related Words
(1) shy away ::
pumitlag ang layo
(2) be shy ::
mahihiyain
(3) to be shy ::
upang maging shy
(4) feel shy ::
pakiramdam nahihiya
(5) shy away from ::
nahihiya sa
(6) camera shy ::
camera shy
(7) being shy ::
pagiging mahiyain
(8) work-shy ::
work-shy
(9) shy of ::
shy of
(10) make shy ::
gumawa shy
Synonyms
Adjective
1. bashful ::
mahiyain
2. diffident ::
mahiyain
3. farouche ::
farouche
4. timid ::
mahiyain
5. sheepish ::
torpe
6. reserved ::
nakalaan
7. reticent ::
walang kibo
9. retiring ::
mahiyain
10. self-effacing ::
pumapawi sa sarili
11. withdrawn ::
nakaurong
12. timorous ::
masindakin
13. mousy ::
ng daga
14. nervous ::
kinakabahan
15. insecure ::
walang katiyakan
16. unconfident ::
unconfident
18. repressed ::
repressed
19. self-conscious ::
kimi
20. embarrassed ::
napahiya
Antonyms
1. audacious ::
pangahas
2. bold ::
matapang
3. daring ::
walang takot
4. dashing ::
magara
5. hardy ::
matipuno
6. venturous ::
mapagbakasakali
Different Forms
shies, shy, shyer, shyest, shying, shyly, shyness
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

Ball-parking at it, I\'d say
we\'re a quarter to a half a pound shy.

Ball-parking at it, I'd say we're a quarter to a half a pound SHY.

Breaking Bad Season 3, Episode 10


Why are your friends so shy?

Why are your friends so SHY?

Game of Thrones Season 3, Episode 2


Of course you can. You\'re shy.

Of course you can. You're SHY.

Game of Thrones Season 5, Episode 3


and from what I hear, Jaime Lannister\'s
half an inch shy of an inch.

and from what I hear, Jaime Lannister's half an inch SHY of an inch.

Game of Thrones Season 6, Episode 2


Well, don\'t stare too long. They\'re shy.

Well, don't stare too long. They're SHY.

Game of Thrones Season 3, Episode 1


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