Word "SHY" Definitions:


Part of Speech:
Adjective
Definition:
lacking self-confidence
Synonyms:
diffident, timid, unsure

Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
a quick throw
Examples:
he gave the ball a shy to the first baseman

Part of Speech:
Adjective
Definition:
short
Examples:
eleven is one shy of a dozen

Crossword Clues for SHY

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Clue Source Date
Bashful The Telegraph Quick 26 Sep 2022
Opposite of outgoing Universal 24 Sep 2022
Bashful LA Times Daily 21 Sep 2022
Timid USA Today 08 Sep 2022
Timid Canadiana 29 Aug 2022
Throw; reserved The Telegraph Quick 21 Aug 2022
Retiring Wall Street Journal 18 Aug 2022
Socially reserved Universal 26 Jul 2022
Bashful Eugene Sheffer 23 Jul 2022
Timid The Telegraph Quick 19 Jul 2022
Short New York Times 16 Jul 2022
Bashful Wall Street Journal 11 Jul 2022
Timid USA Today 08 Jul 2022
Not outgoing USA Today 17 Jun 2022
Timid throw The Times Cryptic 07 Jun 2022
Still owing Universal 04 Jun 2022
Timid USA Today 31 May 2022
Timid The Telegraph Quick 24 May 2022
A long way from outgoing Family Time 16 May 2022
Bashful Eugene Sheffer 14 May 2022
Owing the pot Newsday 13 May 2022
Unlikely to pipe up The Washington Post 07 May 2022
Unlikely to pipe up LA Times Daily 07 May 2022
Bashful Eugene Sheffer 20 Apr 2022
Bashful Eugene Sheffer 19 Apr 2022
Not very outgoing USA Today 22 Mar 2022
Like a wallflower Universal 20 Feb 2022
Reserved in public Family Time 31 Jan 2022
Timid Newsday 26 Jan 2022
Retiring Wall Street Journal 08 Jan 2022
Short LA Times Daily 31 Dec 2021
Reserved LA Times Daily 30 Dec 2021
Bashful USA Today 14 Dec 2021
Keep quiet with yen to be diffident The Times Cryptic 10 Dec 2021
Timid Canadiana 06 Dec 2021
Bashful The Telegraph Quick 23 Nov 2021
Not outgoing USA Today 16 Nov 2021
Bashful Wall Street Journal 02 Nov 2021
Bashful Universal 30 Oct 2021
Far from forward Wall Street Journal 30 Oct 2021
Prone to blushing, say New York Times 21 Oct 2021
Timid Premier Sunday 17 Oct 2021
Bashful Eugene Sheffer 12 Oct 2021
Short Wall Street Journal 02 Oct 2021
Like one sitting alone at the dance, probably LA Times Daily 02 Sep 2021
Like one sitting alone at the dance, probably The Washington Post 02 Sep 2021
Timid Newsday 17 Aug 2021
Unlikely to mingle USA Today 14 Aug 2021
Timid The Telegraph Quick 10 Aug 2021
Not having quite enough money New York Times 27 Jul 2021
Like wallflowers The Washington Post 26 Jul 2021
Like wallflowers LA Times Daily 26 Jul 2021
Not outgoing Newsday 18 Jul 2021
Bashful Eugene Sheffer 06 Jul 2021
Unlikely to initiate conversation USA Today 11 Jun 2021
Like a wallflower Universal 29 May 2021
Unlikely to make the first move The Washington Post 13 May 2021
Unlikely to make the first move LA Times Daily 13 May 2021
Not super outgoing USA Today 04 May 2021
Bashful The Telegraph Quick 01 May 2021
Retiring Thomas Joseph 29 Apr 2021
Timid The Washington Post 20 Apr 2021
Timid LA Times Daily 20 Apr 2021
Diffident, timid Irish Times Simplex 14 Apr 2021
Reserved Wall Street Journal 27 Feb 2021
Unlikely to say hi first, say USA Today 17 Feb 2021
Bashful Eugene Sheffer 16 Feb 2021
Not outgoing at all Family Time 24 Jan 2021
Bashful Premier Sunday 03 Jan 2021
Bashful Wall Street Journal 14 Dec 2020
Withdrawn Wall Street Journal 05 Dec 2020
Unlikely to text first, say USA Today 19 Nov 2020
Reticent The Telegraph Quick 19 Nov 2020
Word that surrounds "short of money" Universal 15 Oct 2020
Timid The Telegraph Quick 01 Oct 2020
Demure Premier Sunday 27 Sep 2020
Far from forward Universal 21 Sep 2020
Scared of public speaking, perhaps Universal 04 Sep 2020
Timid USA Today 03 Sep 2020
Reluctant to make eye contact, maybe New York Times 25 Aug 2020
Bashful New York Times 10 Aug 2020
Not fond of mixing Newsday 24 Jul 2020
“Once bitten, twice ___” Wall Street Journal 21 Jul 2020
Diffident Canadiana 20 Jul 2020
Bashful Thomas Joseph 07 Jul 2020
Not comfortable with the limelight New York Times 07 Jul 2020
Not forward New York Times 13 Jun 2020
Like a wallflower The Washington Post 26 May 2020
Like a wallflower LA Times Daily 26 May 2020
Easily frightened Newsday 24 May 2020
Avoiding the spotlight Wall Street Journal 13 May 2020
Bashful Family Time 26 Apr 2020
Unlikely to make the first move New York Times 23 Apr 2020
Retiring Wall Street Journal 01 Apr 2020
Not much of a company man? Wall Street Journal 31 Mar 2020
Not prone to mingling The Washington Post 24 Mar 2020
Not prone to mingling LA Times Daily 24 Mar 2020
Bashful LA Times Daily 17 Mar 2020
Bashful The Washington Post 17 Mar 2020
Unready to mingle USA Today 12 Mar 2020
Retiring Canadiana 09 Mar 2020
Unlikely to thrive in group settings Universal 24 Feb 2020
Short
Short New York Times 26 Dec 2019
Timid Newsday 16 Dec 2019
Not likely to mingle USA Today 01 Dec 2019
Short (of) Newsday 29 Nov 2019
Wary Newsday 04 Oct 2019
Just short Jonesin 17 Sep 2019
Throw quiet party in the end The Telegraph Toughie 05 Sep 2019
Introverted New York Times 04 Sep 2019
Withdrawn Universal 03 Sep 2019
Far from forward USA Today 29 Aug 2019
Short LA Times Daily 08 Aug 2019
Short The Washington Post 08 Aug 2019
Easily startled Canadiana 05 Aug 2019
Unlikely to ask someone out Universal 07 Jun 2019
Bashful Universal 04 Jun 2019
Not fond of mingling Newsday 02 Jun 2019
Retiring Universal 31 May 2019
Not outgoing Universal 21 May 2019
Short, moneywise The Washington Post 30 Apr 2019
Short, moneywise LA Times Daily 30 Apr 2019
Withdrawn LA Times Daily 24 Feb 2019
Withdrawn The Washington Post 24 Feb 2019
Bashful; throw The Telegraph Quick 13 Feb 2019
Bashful Newsday 06 Feb 2019
Unassertive Newsday 31 Jan 2019
Averse to mixing Newsday 24 Jan 2019
Like a wallflower Wall Street Journal 05 Jan 2019
Bashful
Short
Far from forward
Timid
Withdrawn
Short, moneywise
Withdrawn
Short of money New York Times 01 Jan 2019
Retiring
Not outgoing
Short of money
Like a wallflower
Reserved
Unlikely to ask someone out
Introverted
Far from forward LA Times Daily 26 Dec 2018
Far from forward The Washington Post 26 Dec 2018
Mousy Wall Street Journal 05 Nov 2018
Reticent New York Times 09 Oct 2018
Prone to blushing, say New York Times 13 Sep 2018
Like wallflowers The Washington Post Sunday 15 Jul 2018
Timid; throw The Telegraph Quick 02 Jul 2018
Not outgoing Family Time 30 Apr 2018
Retiring Jonesin 13 Mar 2018
Like a wallflower USA Today 10 Feb 2018
Sheepish Premier Sunday 04 Feb 2018
Lacking enough money USA Today 09 Jan 2018
Lacking enough money
Far from forward
Prone to blushing, say
Not forward
Like a wallflower New York Times 01 Jan 2018
Like a wallflower
Mousy
Retiring
Reticent
Shrinking
Like a wallflower
No riot in history is withdrawn Irish Times Crosaire 30 Dec 2017
Nervous, timid The Times Concise 25 Dec 2017
Reserved for half the shipyard? Irish Times Crosaire 11 Nov 2017
Hardly extroverted Wall Street Journal 23 Oct 2017
Bashful cop missing from Psycho Irish Times Crosaire 30 Sep 2017
Short Universal 26 Sep 2017
Inclined to avoid the spotlight USA Today 13 Jul 2017
El Orinoco, e.g New York Times 01 Jun 2017
Hardly gregarious USA Today 30 Apr 2017
Coy Canadiana 10 Apr 2017
Retiring The Telegraph Quick 07 Mar 2017
Quick throw The Telegraph Quick 28 Jan 2017
Hardly gregarious
Short
Bashful
Inclined to avoid the spotlight
Owing
Cast start retiring The Telegraph Cryptic 25 Dec 2016
In debt to the pot USA Today 08 Dec 2016
Unlikely to ask someone out New York Times 07 Dec 2016
Reserved Universal 01 Dec 2016
Retiring LA Times Daily 24 Nov 2016
Averse to first moves Universal 01 Sep 2016
Just short The Washington Post 15 Aug 2016
Reticent Premier Sunday 14 Aug 2016
Uncomfortable in singles bars LA Times Daily 28 Jul 2016
Slow to mingle USA Today 28 May 2016
Timid Family Time 02 May 2016
Not forthcoming Jonesin 19 Apr 2016
Retreating Jonesin 22 Mar 2016
Unlikely to make advances New York Times 06 Feb 2016
Retiring
Uncomfortable in singles bars
Unlikely to ask someone out
Unlikely to make advances
Averse to first moves
In debt to the pot
Slow to mingle
Demure Eugene Sheffer 31 Dec 2015
Deficient Wall Street Journal 18 Dec 2015
Reticent Jonesin 15 Dec 2015
Timid Eugene Sheffer 14 Dec 2015
Short by Newsday 29 Oct 2015
Owing Newsday 16 Oct 2015
Introverted LA Times Daily 12 Oct 2015
Like a shrinking violet New York Times 30 Sep 2015
Timid Canadiana 21 Sep 2015
Diffident Newsday 10 Sep 2015
Diffident Wall Street Journal 04 Sep 2015
Hardly outgoing LA Times Daily 03 Aug 2015
Short in the pot Newsday 24 Jul 2015
Socially challenged? Universal 22 Jul 2015
Diffident USA Today 23 Jun 2015
Unlikely to speak up Newsday 12 Jun 2015
Retiring; fling The Telegraph Quick 14 Apr 2015
Withdrawn Premier Sunday 29 Mar 2015
Coming up short LA Times Daily 19 Feb 2015
Easily scared Newsday 13 Feb 2015
Deficient
Like a shrinking violet
Easily scared
Tending to shrink
Diffident
Short in the pot
Unlikely to speak up
Owing
Short by
Withdrawn
Diffident
Far from forward
Retiring
Short
Introverted
Hardly outgoing
Coming up short
Socially challenged?
Diffident
Bashful
Once bitten, twice ___
Like Bashful
Timid
"Once Bitten, Twice ___"
Retiring
Not quite enough
Leery of being noticed, maybe
Introverted
Like shrinking violets
Not forward
Uneasy around strangers
Still owing
___ away from (avoid)
Like a wallflower
Inclined to avoid the spotlight
Bashful
Self-effacing
Spotlight-avoiding
Owing
Pointer Sisters "He's So ___"
See 43-Down
Recoil
Reserved
Timid
Unlikely to streak
Bashful
Timid
Introverted
Withdrawn
Shrinking
Inclined to avoid the spotlight
Shunning the spotlight, maybe
Easily frightened
Reserved
Recoil
Owing the pot
Not at all forward
Unlikely to mix
Reserved
Short
Lacking the required funds
Unassertive
Uneffusive
Recoil
Likely to shrink
Draw back
Fling
Bashful
Averse to mingling
A few bucks short
Not big on social events, say
Not likely to pipe up
Far from a drama queen
Loath to mingle
Reluctant to mingle
Just short
Bashful
Uneffusive
Not likely to pipe up
Just short
Averse to conversing
Withdrawn
"Too ___" (Kajagoogoo)
Not forward
Like a wallflower
Hardly outgoing
Like a wallflower
Far from outgoing
Introverted
Like a shrinking violet
Wallflowerish
Like a wallflower
Hesitant to ask that pretty girl to dance, say
Retiring
Bashful
Far from forward
Reluctant to mix
Start suddenly
Unassuming
Inclined to avoid the spotlight
Wallflower-ish
Slow to mix, say
Not likely to make the first move
Reluctant to meet people, say
Lacking
Bashful
"Once bitten, twice ___"
Demure
Timid
Self-effacing
Hardly forward
Unassuming
Inclined to avoid the spotlight
Demure
Diffident
Uneasy around strangers
Slow to warm up
Mousy
Hardly extroverted
Reserved
Not outgoing
Short, in a way
Not outgoing
Short at the poker table
Retiring
Not the life of the party
Not outgoing
Averse to first moves
Short at the poker table
Inclined to avoid the spotlight
Not camera-ready?
Withdrawn
Lacking
Uncomfortable around strangers
Socially challenged
Introverted
Reticent
Not camera-ready?
Unlikely to break the ice
Spotlight-avoiding
See 57-Across
Like Bashful
A little short, as of money
Socially self-conscious
A little short, as of money
Withdrawn
Retiring
Tending to shrink
Retiring
Deficient
Not forward
Unlikely to break the ice
Lacking self-confidence
Wary of people
Just short
Indebted to the pot, in poker lingo
Reticent
Reserved
Like Bashful
Owing the pot
Not likely to make the first move
Reticent
Unlikely to streak
Far from forward
Hardly gregarious
Bashful
Daphnean
Like a shrinking violet
Short
Wallflowery
Diffident
Introverted
Diffident
Just short
Like many a wallflower
Self-conscious
Sheepish
" ... twice __."
Demure
Averse to first moves, e.g.
Demure
Self-conscious
Retiring
Recoil
Owing the pot
Just short
Not a people person
Short, in a way
Like shrinking violets
Skittish
Acting tongue-tied
Like Laura Wingfield in "The Glass Menagerie"
Unassertive
Not forward
Not at all outgoing
Bashful
Unlikely to raise one's hand in class
Draw back
Light
Not forthcoming
Like a wallflower
Not brassy
Reserved
Unlikely to hobnob
Not at all brash
Less than forward
Shrinking
Withdrawn
Shrink
Lacking
Retiring partner?
Timid
Not forthcoming
Not likely to pose nude
Deficient
Indebted to the pot, in poker lingo
Mousy
Diffident
Reserved
Retiring
Short
Hardly likely to streak
Socially challenged?
Unassertive
See 61-Down
Diffident
Hardly forward
Start back, as a horse
Reserved
Diffident
Introverted
Like a shrinking violet
Averse to first moves
Deficient
In debt to the pot
Wallflowerish
Short
Deficient
A little under
Lacking enough money
BASHFUL
Not making eye contact, say
Short
In debt to the pot
Retiring
Timid
Retiring
Demure
In debt
Self-conscious
Unassuming
Sudden start
Move away, as in fear
Short of
Not bold
Diffident
Like Bashful
Skittish
Not forward
A little short
Lacking
"Too ___" ('83 hit for Kajagoogoo)
Bashful, but not Dopey
Reticent
Unassertive
Deficient
Backward
Less than forward
Hardly bold
Not outgoing
Reserved
Skittish
Self-effacing
Bashful; timid
Flinch
Wanting
Recoil
Chuck
Short, as in a poker game
Diffident
Wary
Extremely self-conscious
Rear up
Distrustful
Lacking: Slang.
Timid.
Retiring.
Diffident.
Fling.
Skittish.
Wary.
Bashful.
Distrustful.
Throw.
Timid as a fawn.
Not outgoing.
Lacking.
Reluctant.
Shrinking.
Start.
Throw sidewise with a jerk.
Recoil.
Throw something.
Like a violet.
Creepmousy.
Unobtrusive.
Unlikely to make the first move
Withdrawn
Owing
Quiet
Like a wallflower
Unable to pay the full amount
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