HyperDic: shyly

English > 1 sense of the word shyly:
ADVERBallshyly, timidly, bashfullyin a shy or timid or bashful manner
shyly > pronunciation
Soundsshay'liy
Rhymesably ... zealously: 1543 rhymes with liy...
English > shyly: 1 sense > adverb 1
MeaningIn a shy or timid or bashful manner.
Example"he smiled shyly"
Synonymstimidly, bashfully
Spanishtimidamente, tímidamente
Catalantímidament
Adjectivesshylacking self-confidence

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