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shy

1. Poker (of a player) without enough money to back his bet
2. (of plants and animals) not breeding or producing offspring freely
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These days, I take full liberty with my wardrobe: Tank tops, booty shorts, and, for my shyer days, jeans and t-shirts.
Despite your naturally bubbly personality, you can be shyer about sex and intimate relationships, than people think.
I felt some of the Japanese girls were shyer than some girls in my class," Hamla, a first-year higher diploma student at Higher Colleges of Technology Ruwais campus, told Gulf News.
Vincent loves to curl up to people and Marg, the shyer of the couple, loves to snuggle up with her man.
b) You're even shyer than he is, so you just stare at your fries.
They tend to be shyer and less confident of their ability to learn.
MIDDLESBROUGH are shyer in front of goal than a vicar facing a mistletoe-toting Jordan in a G-string.
The trailer, equipped with a draft beer system that keeps the brew at the proper temperature and pressure for pouring, is part of the plan to rejuvenate Bass, says Labatt USA's draught infrastructure development manager Kirby Shyer, who developed the Bassmobile.
En cuanto a la realizadora, Nancy Meyers, muestra que no obstante haber dirigido solo dos peliculas sabe perfectamente lo que quiere y lo que tiene que hacer para lograrlo, no en balde fue guionista del que fuera su marido Charles Shyer, cineasta poco renombrado pero eficaz sobre todo en la comedia.
When we hear about parents, teachers, coaches, clergy, and bosses caught touching their children and charges in uninvited, destructive ways, it spooks us all a bit and we get even shyer about touching others.
What he was shyer about saying was that the production also investigates the stone slipperiness of sexual identity that figured heavily in the film, which was based on Stephen McCauley's comic novel about a gay man and his female roommate.
He might be a fraction more shy than his dad, and is certainly shyer than his Uncle Mick, but then again Ghengis Khan was shyer than Mick.