bashfully

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Etymology[edit]

bashful +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

bashfully (comparative more bashfully, superlative most bashfully)

  1. In a bashful manner.
    • 1944, Emily Carr, The House of All Sorts, "Bachelors," [1]
      The morning of the wedding he bounded up my stair, most tremendously shaved and brushed, stood upon my doormat bashfully hesitant.

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