Definition of Shiest

1. Adjective. (superlative of shy) ¹



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Definition of Shiest

1. shy [adj] - See also: shy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shiest

shields
shieldsman
shieldsmen
shieldtail
shieldtails
shieldwise
shieled
shieling
shielings
shiels
shier
shiers
shies
shies away
shies away from
shiest (current term)
shiesty
shife
shift
shift gears
shift his tides
shift key
shift keys
shift lever
shift register
shift to the left
shift to the right
shift work
shifta
shiftable

Literary usage of Shiest

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1. The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray, Sir Leslie Stephen (1899)
"attempt to rise, but smiled a greeting to her venerable shiest. A then, after a brief talk, in which she showed a perfect self-r«,— - sion, while the two ..."

2. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1866)
"... which gave encouragement to the shiest,—an appeal to any wit or wisdom the room .might hold to come out and show itself, which was rarely unheard,—and a ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1880)
"Fancy what a complete overturn there must have been when the very chamois, the shiest and most unapproachable of wild creatures, descended from their ..."

4. An Old English grammar by Eduard Sievers (1903)
"Where gemination is kept, irregularities sometimes creep in subsequently : shiest and s$I- lest, ..."

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