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Definition 1: disposed to avoid notice - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where bashful or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they considered themselves a tough outfit and weren't bashful about letting anybody know it

Synonyms for bashful in the sense of this definition

(bashful is similar to ...) (used of temperament or behavior) marked by a retiring nature

"a backward lover"

(bashful belongs to a domain located in ...) one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts

Definition 2: self-consciously timid - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where bashful or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I never laughed, being bashful; lowering my head, I looked at the wall

(bashful is similar to ...) showing fear and lack of confidence

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