Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A thrower; in cricket, one who, in the guise of bowling, throws the ball.

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  • adjective comparative form of shy: more shy

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Examples

  • She visited little copses where she recalled the shyer flowers blooming, and there they were, untouched by anyone else.

    Phoenix And Ashes

  • Much more was discussed so I suggest that those who have risen up in self-imposed righteous indignation, casting aspersions on the character and honesty of a devoted and knowledgeable group of dedicated volunteers make personal contact with some of these people to determine the facts and needs rather than anonymously (until someone chooses to publish secret identities --- I'm surprised and gratified that so many folks e-mail each other with info about some of our "shyer" participants --- this is a SMALL community) skulking about trying to harm a truly worthwhile organization and its supporters, some of whom I am proud and privileged to call my friends.

    Amigos del Lago Open Meeting

  • Much more was discussed so I suggest that those who have risen up in self-imposed righteous indignation, casting aspersions on the character and honesty of a devoted and knowledgeable group of dedicated volunteers make personal contact with some of these people to determine the facts and needs rather than anonymously (until someone chooses to publish secret identities --- I'm surprised and gratified that so many folks e-mail each other with info about some of our "shyer" participants --- this is a SMALL community) skulking about trying to harm a truly worthwhile organization and its supporters, some of whom I am proud and privileged to call my friends.

    Amigos del Lago Open Meeting

  • Much more was discussed so I suggest that those who have risen up in self-imposed righteous indignation, casting aspersions on the character and honesty of a devoted and knowledgeable group of dedicated volunteers make personal contact with some of these people to determine the facts and needs rather than anonymously (until someone chooses to publish secret identities --- I'm surprised and gratified that so many folks e-mail each other with info about some of our "shyer" participants --- this is a SMALL community) skulking about trying to harm a truly worthwhile organization and its supporters, some of whom I am proud and privileged to call my friends.

    Amigos del Lago Open Meeting

  • Much more was discussed so I suggest that those who have risen up in self-imposed righteous indignation, casting aspersions on the character and honesty of a devoted and knowledgeable group of dedicated volunteers make personal contact with some of these people to determine the facts and needs rather than anonymously (until someone chooses to publish secret identities --- I'm surprised and gratified that so many folks e-mail each other with info about some of our "shyer" participants --- this is a SMALL community) skulking about trying to harm a truly worthwhile organization and its supporters, some of whom I am proud and privileged to call my friends.

    Amigos del Lago Open Meeting

  • Much more was discussed so I suggest that those who have risen up in self-imposed righteous indignation, casting aspersions on the character and honesty of a devoted and knowledgeable group of dedicated volunteers make personal contact with some of these people to determine the facts and needs rather than anonymously (until someone chooses to publish secret identities --- I'm surprised and gratified that so many folks e-mail each other with info about some of our "shyer" participants --- this is a SMALL community) skulking about trying to harm a truly worthwhile organization and its supporters, some of whom I am proud and privileged to call my friends.

    Amigos del Lago Open Meeting

  • Much more was discussed so I suggest that those who have risen up in self-imposed righteous indignation, casting aspersions on the character and honesty of a devoted and knowledgeable group of dedicated volunteers make personal contact with some of these people to determine the facts and needs rather than anonymously (until someone chooses to publish secret identities --- I'm surprised and gratified that so many folks e-mail each other with info about some of our "shyer" participants --- this is a SMALL community) skulking about trying to harm a truly worthwhile organization and its supporters, some of whom I am proud and privileged to call my friends.

    Amigos del Lago Open Meeting

  • Much more was discussed so I suggest that those who have risen up in self-imposed righteous indignation, casting aspersions on the character and honesty of a devoted and knowledgeable group of dedicated volunteers make personal contact with some of these people to determine the facts and needs rather than anonymously (until someone chooses to publish secret identities --- I'm surprised and gratified that so many folks e-mail each other with info about some of our "shyer" participants --- this is a SMALL community) skulking about trying to harm a truly worthwhile organization and its supporters, some of whom I am proud and privileged to call my friends.

    Amigos del Lago Open Meeting

  • Much more was discussed so I suggest that those who have risen up in self-imposed righteous indignation, casting aspersions on the character and honesty of a devoted and knowledgeable group of dedicated volunteers make personal contact with some of these people to determine the facts and needs rather than anonymously (until someone chooses to publish secret identities --- I'm surprised and gratified that so many folks e-mail each other with info about some of our "shyer" participants --- this is a SMALL community) skulking about trying to harm a truly worthwhile organization and its supporters, some of whom I am proud and privileged to call my friends.

    Amigos del Lago Open Meeting

  • Much more was discussed so I suggest that those who have risen up in self-imposed righteous indignation, casting aspersions on the character and honesty of a devoted and knowledgeable group of dedicated volunteers make personal contact with some of these people to determine the facts and needs rather than anonymously (until someone chooses to publish secret identities --- I'm surprised and gratified that so many folks e-mail each other with info about some of our "shyer" participants --- this is a SMALL community) skulking about trying to harm a truly worthwhile organization and its supporters, some of whom I am proud and privileged to call my friends.

    Amigos del Lago Open Meeting

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