Another word for shy

Noun

shy - a quick throw

Example:- he gave the ball a shy to the first baseman

Verb

shy - throw quickly

shy - start suddenly, as from fright

Adjective

diffident, shy, timid, unsure - lacking self-confidence

Example:- stood in the doorway diffident and abashed

shy - wary and distrustful; disposed to avoid persons or things

Example:- shy of strangers

shy - short

Example:- eleven is one shy of a dozen

Tweets containing the word shy

Source : WordNet