shy adj.

VERBS be, feel, look, seem, sound Please don't be shy?I won't eat you! | become, get, go, grow

ADV. desperately, excessively, extremely, painfully, terribly, very As a teenager I was painfully shy. | all She went all shy and hid behind her mother. | almost | a bit, fairly, a little, quite, rather, slightly, somewhat | naturally He is a naturally shy, retiring man. | chronically

PREP. of I was a bit shy of them at first. | with You don't have to be shy with me, you know.