Definitions For Shy


  • A quick throw


  • Throw quickly
  • Start suddenly, as from fright


  • Wary and distrustful; disposed to avoid persons or things
  • Short


  • Lacking self-confidence

Is Shy a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Shy is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 7 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Shy in a Sentence

  • I was painfully shy as a teenager.
  • She was too shy to ask for help.
  • He gave her a shy smile.

Synonyms for Shy

Antonyms for Shy

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