from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- v. Past tense and past participle of shy1.
- v. Past tense and past participle of shy2.
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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of shy.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- imp. & p. p. of shy.
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In the early 1980s, one of his clients, Johnny Cash, invited the outgoing Mr. Neal, who never shied from a camera, to appear as a lawyer in the television movie "Murder in Coweta County."
Even as he has shied from the spotlight, Gill has become one of the most generous and widest-reaching political benefactors in the country, and emblematic of a new breed of business-minded donor that is rapidly changing American politics.
Jesse Helms, 86 He served five terms in the Senate, and he never shied from a Southern-fried filibuster to get what he wanted.
The NFL has not shied from the presence of religion in Jacksonville.
Barnaby then shied from the fight, and Smith got four minutes for roughing. ...
I don't think he spoke real good English, so he kind of shied away from you when you were talking to him.
People were just amazed because after he was diagnosed, he kind of shied away from the public eye.
He kind of shied away when I brought up the whole child support thing.
It's an interesting theory but I wasn't sure if it was true - until my friend reminded me I kind of shied away from telling my parents I thought I was getting fired.
The wild horses "shied" at a fierce enemy concealed in the grass, and the tame horse shies at a strange object.