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bash·ful

bashful

 
 
pronunciation:
baesh fl
part of speech: adjective
definition: shy with people; timid.
Don't be bashful; come and give your Aunt Lucy a big kiss!
synonyms:
shy, timid
antonyms:
confident
similar words:
meek, modest
derivations: bashfully (adv.), bashfulness (n.)