Sinhala Dictionary definitions for shy

shy 🔊 /ʃajˈ/

shy : වෑයම

shy : සමච්චලය

shy : යමක් දමාගසනවා

shy : කුලෑටි

shy : වීසි කරනවා

shy : කොහොල්

shy definition


  1. Easily frightened; timid; as, a shy bird.
  2. Reserved; coy; disinclined to familiar approach.
  3. Cautious; wary; suspicious.

Adjective. To start suddenly aside through fright or suspicion; -- said especially of horses.

Transitive verb. To throw sidewise with a jerk; to fling; as, to shy a stone; to shy a slipper.


  1. A sudden start aside, as by a horse.
  2. A side throw; a throw; a fling.