Shily
Shily \Shi"ly\, adv. See {Shyly}. [1913 Webster]

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  • shily — Shyly Shy ly, adv. In a shy or timid manner; not familiarly; with reserve. [Written also {shily}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shily — var. of SHYLY (see SHY(1)). * * * variant of shyly * * * shyˈly or shiˈly adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑shy * * * shily obs. var. shyly …   Useful english dictionary

  • shily — adv. shyly, bashfully, timidly; distrustfully, cautiously, warily …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Shyly — Shy ly, adv. In a shy or timid manner; not familiarly; with reserve. [Written also {shily}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shy — 1. adj., v., & n. adj. (shyer, shyest or shier, shiest) 1 a diffident or uneasy in company; timid. b (of an animal, bird, etc.) easily startled; timid. 2 (foll. by of) avoiding; chary of (shy of his aunt; shy of going to meetings). 3 (in comb.)… …   Useful english dictionary

  • shy|ly — «SHY lee», adverb. in a shy manner. Also, shily …   Useful english dictionary

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