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The meaning of Shies


Shies – definition


(especially of a horse) start suddenly aside in fright at an object, noise, or movement.

Usage examples:

Their horses shied at the unfamiliar sight

Fling or throw (something) at a target.

Usage examples:

He tore the spectacles off and shied them at her

A sudden startled movement, especially of a frightened horse.


An act of flinging or throwing something at a target.

Usage examples:

Non-striker gordon webster, running to the danger end, would have been well short of safety had the…

Nervous or timid in the company of other people.

Usage examples:

I was pretty shy at school

Less than; short of.

Usage examples:

The shares are 29p shy of their flotation price

(of a plant) not bearing flowers or fruit well or prolifically.

Usage examples:

A new work by alan bennett is like a shy plant that only flowers every now and then, but when it do…

Present participle of shy

Shies translation into English

Shies: translate from English into Chinese

Translate shies into Chinese (Simplified)}
害羞, 怕羞, 受惊, 惊, 惊退, 愐腆

Shies: translate from English into Dutch

Translate shies into Dutch}
Schuwt, Schrikken, Terugschrikken, Schuwen, Ontwijken, Gooien, Schichtig worden, Opzij springen, Zijsprong

Shies: translate from English into French

Translate shies into French}
Timide, Lancer, Broncher, Bronche, Jeter, Intimidation, Projectile

Shies: translate from English into German

Translate shies into German}
Scheut, Scheuen, Wurf

Shies: translate from English into Hindi

Translate shies into Hindi}
Shies, निशाना, भड़कना, लजाना, कूद, उछाल, फलांग, चांद, बिदकना

Shies: translate from English into Italian

Translate shies into Italian}
Shies, Getto

Shies: translate from English into Korean

Translate shies into Korean}
시, 던지다, 시도, 뛰어 물러남, 뒷걸음질, 피하다, 던지기, 놀리기, 꽁무니 빼다, 뒷걸음치다, 물건을 내던지다

Shies: translate from English into Russian

Translate shies into Russian}
Шарахается, Уклоняться, Пугаться, Бросок, Отступать, Отпрянуть, Бросать, Бросаться в сторону, Попытка, Колкое замечание, Насмешливое замечание, Отшатнуться

Shies: translate from English into Spanish

Translate shies into Spanish}
Timidez, Asustarse, Espantada, Huida, Intento, Tiro lúgubre, Negarse a saltar, Tirar en

Word origin

late 18th century: of unknown origin.

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