Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. In a shy manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a shy or timid manner; not familiarly; with reserve.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a shy or timid manner; timidly; coyly; diffidently.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a shy or timid or bashful manner

Etymologies

shy +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

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