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Definition of shy:

(adj) : easily frightened; timid; as, a shy bird; reserved; coy; disinclined to familiar approach
"it is just shy of a mile from here to their house."
(v) : to avoid due to timidness or caution; to jump back in fear
"I shy away from investment opportunities I don't understand."
(n) : act of throwing; place for throwing
"coconut shy"
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Definition of shy:

(adj) : easily frightened; timid; as, a shy bird; reserved; coy; disinclined to familiar approach
"it is just shy of a mile from here to their house."
(v) : to avoid due to timidness or caution; to jump back in fear
"I shy away from investment opportunities I don't understand."
(n) : act of throwing; place for throwing
"coconut shy"

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