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Definition of Shyish
1. somewhat shy [adj]
Lexicographical Neighbors of Shyish
Literary usage of Shyish
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Letters of Charles Lamb by Charles Lamb, Alfred Ainger (1904)
"... for I am shyish of applying to him. To BERNARD BARTON. LETTEE CCCI.] July 2, 1825. My dear BB—My nervous attack has so unfitted me that I have not ..."
2. The Works of Charles Lamb by Charles Lamb (1852)
"Do write to Sir G. В., for I am shyish of applying to him." CHAPTER VIII. OP LAMB R LAST YEARS. ..."
3. The Works of Charles Lamb: to which are prefixed his letters, and a sketch by Charles Lamb (1871)
"Do write to Sir GB, for I am shyish of applying to him." CHAPTER VIII. [1825 to 1834.] LETTERS OF LAMB'S LAST YEARS. How imperfectly the emancipation, ..."
4. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society (1855)
"... who was a little shyish we thought, but thought a general petition against a bill might do, and so I should think; to Parker; to Strange, ..."