bashful

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Etymology[edit]

Aphesis of abashed +‎ -ful (full of).

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  • IPA(key): [ˈbæʃfəɫ], [ˈbæʃfʊɫ]

Adjective[edit]

bashful (comparative more bashful, superlative most bashful)

  1. Shy; not liking to be noticed; socially timid.
  2. Indicating bashfulness.
    a bashful look

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