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Shy

(shī),
George Milton, U.S. neurologist, 1919-1967. See: Shy-Drager syndrome.

Shy

Abbreviation for 6-mercaptopurine.

shy

timid.

shy breeder
difficult to get pregnant because of timid disposition and disinclination to copulate.
shy feeder
fussy, finicky eater; difficult to get to eat a full feed.
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Very striking aroma, and not as much hop flavor as there is aroma," said Kirby Shyer, guest taster from the Manhattan Beer Distributing Co.
I doubt there would be a problem with shyer children not speaking up in classes, as children nowadays are quite confident.
She happily gets among the audience and grabs one of the shyer blokes up on stage where she presses her boobs in his face then strips him practically bare.
Clijsters is shyer and more astute on court but, with age, has become almost as strong.
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Its writerdirector team, Nancy Meyers and Charles Shyer, fondly hopes to revive the sort of wisecracking screwball comedy that reached its zenith in His Girl Friday; if it's possible to bring in a few mystery elements, as in The Thin Man, then so much the better.
Local pianist Brian Shyer will provide musical entertainment throughout the evening.
Oscar-nominated writer-producer-director Charles Shyer recently hired the women to optimize the very narrow but unusually voluminous walk-in closet of his Bel-Air home.
Ben Rowson, of the National Museum Wales, said: "The ones in Llyn Tegid are a bit smaller and a bit shyer, and more likely to hide under rocks than others.
Charles Shyer has signed on to pen and helm the third instalment.
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Apparently some sly editing gave a false impression of some of the villagers and at least one "star" of the show is now a shadow of her former self, a much shyer and less assured person than she was before the TV cameras arrived.