She was a shy, delicately pretty girl with enormous blue eyes.
I was something of a wallflower; I was terribly shy.
He's quiet and a bit on the shy side.
The reading fell just shy of economists' forecasts.
Griggs was a news junkie, shy but funny.
He smiled in a shy way that seemed self-protective.
She gave him a shy smile.
Mary is a shy girl.
His low voice and shy look soon made him a favourite among his colleagues.
A shy person is nervous and uncomfortable in the company of other people.
She was a shy, quiet-spoken girl...
She was a shy and retiring person off-stage...
He is painfully shy of women.
The children smiled shyly.
Eventually he overcame his shyness.
If you are shy of doing something, you are unwilling to do it because you are afraid of what might happen.
You should not be shy of having your say in the running of the school.
When a horse shies, it moves away suddenly, because something has frightened it.
Llewelyn's stallion shied as the wind sent sparks flying.
You say 'once bitten, twice shy' when you want to indicate that someone will not do something a second time because they had a bad experience the first time they did it.
If you fight shy of something, you try very hard to avoid it.
It is no use fighting shy of publicity and then complaining when sponsors pass us by...
Until now television had fought shy of covering by-elections.
A number or amount that is just shy of another number or amount is just under it.
...a high-school dropout rate just shy of 53%...
He died two days shy of his 95th birthday.
他在离 95 岁寿辰仅差两天时去世了。
Mary is a shy girl.
The little girl blazed shy.
The boy is shy of strangers.
She is too shy to go to parties.
Why is the moon so shy that it never shows us the other side of its face?
She is shy of speaking in public.
We have a lot of pens, but we're shy on ink.
We're still ten men shy of a full class.
害怕（做）；对（做）……心怀顾忌的（~ of/about doing sth)
欠缺；不足；未达到；不够 (~ of sth)
The horse shied at the loud noise and threw its rider.
Ade bashfully shied.
1. a quick throw;
- " "he gave the ball a shy to the first baseman" "
1. start suddenly, as from fight
2. throw quickly
1. lacking self-confidence;
- " "stood in the doorway diffident and abashed" "
- " "problems that call for bold not timid responses" "
- " "a very unsure young man" "
2. easily startled or frightened
- " "eleven is one shy of a dozen" "
4. wary and distrustful; disposed to avoid persons or things;
- " "shy of strangers" "
have a shy at
try to hit something, especially with a ball or stone （尤指用球或石头）试图击中
SHY乐队 Shy是来自英格兰的Hard rock乐队，最初成立时取名叫做Trojan，Shy的成员包括主唱Tony Mills, 吉他Steve Harris 锛埐灰阉虸ron Maiden的那位贝斯手搞混了锛, 键盘Paddy McKenna , 贝司Mark Badrick以及鼓手Alan Kelly.他们的首张专辑Once Bitten...Twice...,在1983年发行。当时Kerrang!这本知名的摇滚杂志给了他们极为正面的评价。尽管如此，再接下来的一系列采访中，媒体越来越多地对他们挖苦讽刺。在这张专辑发行后
Old English scēoh ('of a horse) easily frightened', of Germanic origin; related to German scheuen 'shun', scheuchen 'scare'; compare with eschew. The verb dates from the mid 17th cent
late 18th cent.: of unknown origin