love-shy

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Etymology[edit]

love +‎ shy

Adjective[edit]

love-shy (comparative love-shier or love-shyer, superlative love-shiest or love-shyest)

  1. Ineffectual at courtship or attaining sexual intercourse; incel

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Noun[edit]

love-shy (plural love-shies)

  1. (very rare) A person, especially a man, who is ineffectual at courtship.

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