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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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The result-that shy toddlers understand more than they indicate through talking-is both good news and bad news.
Keep in mind that these movement differences do not mean bold bulls were running when they were harvested; they were just moving much faster than shy elk.
Without performing for almost a whole year after the stroke, the first Test to see whether Jean Shy would ever be able to stand on stage and perform again was a short promotional Tour back in Germany in April/May of this year.
Ciara recently told me she's going to be much more outspoken in class because if you're shy the teachers call you out more often to try to make you confident.
It''ll be just Shy playing on Friday but it's a way to celebrate it all coming back together at the end of 2011.
Sanju Baba, who was asked to teach Irrfan some dance steps, said: " I can't teach him how to dance, I too feel shy.
The Love-Shy Survival Guide" is an advice book for those who are love shy and are having a hard time getting into the world of relationships.
Word History: Coy now usually means "pretending to be shy," but earlier in the history of English it meant just "shy" as well as "quiet.
Additionally, in order for a child to meet full criteria for social anxiety disorder, the duration of the symptoms must span at least six months, which is generally enough time for a shy child to become comfortable and acquainted with her new surroundings.
Shy children are wary in the face of new social situations and perceived social evaluation.