What is another word for shy?
Pronunciation:[ ʃ_ˈaɪ], [ ʃˈa͡ɪ], [ ʃˈaɪ]
Table of ContentsOpposite words for shy:
Definition for Shy:
- ( shyer, -est, rarely shi-). ( Of beasts, birds, fish, &c.) easily startled, timid, avoiding observation; bashful, coy, uneasy in company; avoiding company of person, chary of doing, ( fight s. of); elusive, hard to find, catch, interpret, &c. Hence shyly adv., shyness n. [ Danish]
Synonyms for Shy:
Antonyms for Shy:
quiet and self-conscious
eager, immodest, egotistical, willing, inclined, courageous, fearless, unabashed, conceited, heedless, rash, unworried, disposed, uncareful, adequate, enough, incautious, careless, confident, unafraid, unreserved, unshy, proud, calm, indiscreet, aggressive, outgoing, forward, unashamed, Unfearful, extroverted, bent, sufficient, bold, brave.
hefty, undeterred, super, lavish, forceful, heroic, approved, moral, king-size, boon, creditable, commendable, large, upright, endorsed, correct, largish, outgoing, clean, good, legal, plenteous, tolerable, enlarged, noble, adequate, game, unswerving, prestigious, satisfactory, unflinching, principled, considerable, social, companionable, convivial, bounteous, sizable, seemly, luxuriant, decent, upstanding, permissible, honest, righteous, proper, determined, exemplary, spunky, permitted, reputable, respectable, esteemed, honorable, plucky, copious, authorized, oversize, overflowing, respected, bountiful, reputed, licensed, extroverted, just, ethical, clubbable, spirited, expanded, substantial, teeming, mettlesome, rich, firm, gregarious, jumbo, big, sociable, guiltless, liberal, resolute, sanctioned, abundant, blameless, generous, enough, abounding, ample, plentiful, decorous, immodest.
Homophones for Shy:
- sick joke, succuss, sauk, she-oak, say, saucy, sheika, sus, schizaea, squasy, shah, shoe, sago, sic, scow, sass, 1830s, shaky, see, sissy, suez, sousa, swiz, sheesha, soya, sis, siss, sissu, shikoku, sika, soho, sise, 1890s, Swiss Cheese, shuha, SSA, shoes, Swaggie, sock, shia, soakage, 1760s, sikh, squawk, 1970s, sa, sausage, suck, sky-high, shock, Susa, sequoya, sea ash, ski wax, sky, sou, 1980s, shack, soy sauce, so-so, swage, si, shuck, 1920s, siege, showcase, 1870s, 1770s, shako, sissyish, 1840s, SSS, squawky, schweiz, shua, scag, 1790s, scoke, sash, Sacajawea, sax, sexy, shew, shay, skeg, sow, sigeh, squashy, ski, SG, shush, sag, swosh, 1940s, souse, sos, sea, segue, sugi, scouse, skyway, swiss, seize, six, sequoia, sue, seaquake, shiksa, sussex, 1950s, seek, sewage, Seiji Ozawa, 1960s, sough, 1860s, sse, S, showy, squash, swazi, swishy, sashay, 1900s, ssw, swig, SAS, 1850s, 1880s, 1990s, souk, sess, sagacious, skew, suisse, succus, sage, schizaeaceae, schuss, 1930s, Skag, squeaky, saxe, sickish, socage, 1780s, sassy, sioux, swish, 1820s, Shai, Sousse, seiche, segway, squeeze, squish, soja, sex, swoosh, seasick, syzygy, skyhook, shaggy, so, Skaw, soggy, sizz, sec, shaw, shoji, sc, sea cow, squeak, squishy, 1750s, shiah, shwa, shoo away, sigh, such, sac, saw, squeegee, sew, saki, shikse, sacco, swag, soy, shag, sheikha, squaw, sacque, saga, shoo, sw, sheik, swash, succos, shogi, shake, show, shucks, shisha, sacagawea, size, sick, success, soak, say-so, se, sake, Susah, sequoyah, sauce, saiga, skyjack, skua, sack, ss, sukiyaki, saek, sheikh, shook, sushi, sway, 1530s, schwa, skagway, soh, sockeye, sissoo, scsi, seesaw, seaway.