What does bashful mean?

bashful in AZ Dictionary

(a) bashful, uncomfortable, and awkward into the presence of other individuals. See Synonyms at shy1.
(a) described as, showing, or resulting from shyness, self-consciousness, or awkwardness.
(a) this sense?) inclined in order to avoid notice
Wanting in self-possession; fearful; dismayed.
Easily placed to confusion; small to excess; diffident; bashful; sheepish.
Indicative of, associated with, or continuing from bashfulness.

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  • Synonym for "bashful"
    • diffident, sheepish, shamefaced, reserved, retiring
  • Antonym for "bashful"
    • assured, bold, impudent, shameless, arrogant
  • Phrases for "bashful"
    • bashful boy, bashful boy, initially bashful, initially bashful, t bashful
  • Equivalent for "bashful"
    • backward, timid
  • Same Context for "bashful"
    • sheepish, coy, coy, hesitant, hesitant
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