Definition of Shyish

1. Adjective. Somewhat shy. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shyish

1. somewhat shy [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Shyish

shy-drager syndrome
shy away
shy away from
shy bairns get noot
shy bairns get nowt
shy bladder
shy bladders
shy person
shye
shyer
shyers
shyest
shying
shying away
shying away from
shyish (current term)
shylocked
shylocking
shylocks
shyly
shyness
shynesses
shyster
shysterish
shysterism
shysters
siRNA
siRNAs
si op. sit
si quis

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, ..."

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