Examples of bashful in a Sentence
bashful boys asking girls to dance
a bashful child who hid in his room whenever there were visitors in the house
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The hotel was already on lockdown on Wednesday, and an army of landscapers have been busy planting fir trees around the perimeter, to protect coy billionaires and bashful bank bosses from any prying lenses.
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Synonym Discussion of bashful
BASHFUL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of bashful for English Language Learners
: nervous or uncomfortable in social situations : afraid to talk to people because of a lack of confidence
BASHFUL Defined for Kids
Definition of bashful for Students
1 : uneasy in the presence of others
2 : showing shyness a bashful smile
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