3 Letters
3 Consonants
0 Vowels
1 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use shy as a noun, adjective satellite or as a verb in a sentence.
About Shy
A 1 syllables noun and 3 letters with the letters h, s, and y, 3 consonants, 0 vowels and 1 syllables with the middle letter h. Shy starts with and ends in a consonant with the starting letters s, sh, and the ending characters are y, hy, ..
A quick throw; "he gave the ball a shy to the first baseman"
Middle English
School Grade
Shy is set as a kindergarten word that starts with s, ends with y, 1 syllables, 0 vowels and 3 letters.
Is shy a scrabble word? A 9 point word in scrabble. Check the word games tab below for probability, odds and more.
Pig Latin
Shy in Pig Latin is said as "yshay or yshway".
s | h | y
sh | hy
Word Gram
Noun Examples
a quick throw;
"he gave the ball a shy to the first baseman"
Verb Examples
throw quickly
start suddenly, as from fight
Adjective Satellite Examples
wary and distrustful;
disposed to avoid persons or things;
"shy of strangers"
easily startled or frightened
lacking self-confidence;
"stood in the doorway diffident and abashed";
"problems that call for bold not timid responses";
"a very unsure young man"

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Shy"

There are 595 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to shy.

Abjureformally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure
"He retracted his earlier statements about his religion"
"She abjured her beliefs"
About The Bush
Afraidfilled with regret or concern
used often to soften an unpleasant statement
"I''m afraid I won''t be able to come"
"he was afraid he would have to let her go"
"I''m afraid you''re wrong"
Agnostica person who doubts truth of religion
Ailingsomewhat ill or prone to illness
"my poor ailing grandmother"
"feeling a bit indisposed today"
"you look a little peaked"
"feeling poorly"
"a sickly child"
"is unwell and can''t come to work"
Anserinehaving or revealing stupidity
"ridiculous anserine behavior"
"a dopey answer"
"a dopey kid"
"some fool idea about rewriting authors'' books"
Apostatiseabandon one''s beliefs or allegiances
Apostatizeabandon one''s beliefs or allegiances
Apprehensivein fear or dread of possible evil or harm
"apprehensive for one''s life"
"apprehensive of danger"
Arbalestmedieval artillery used during sieges
a heavy war engine for hurling large stones and other missiles

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There are 1 anagrams from shy.

Anagram Definition
Shya quick throw
"he gave the ball a shy to the first baseman"

View English words with the unique letters used in shy. Words With The Letters Hsy


Shy derives from 1 words.

Word Definition
Shya quick throw
"he gave the ball a shy to the first baseman"


Shy has 1 hypernyms.

Word Definition
Throwthe act of throwing (propelling something through the air with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist)
"the catcher made a good throw to second base"

Names With The Word "Shy"

183 names are spelled with shy.


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Negative FeelingsDescribe shyA word list of negative feeling words and the best English words to describe negative emotions. Emotional negative words... read more

The word games Words With Friends, 4pics1Word, Word Chums, and Jumble which is by far one of the most successful of the word games. Jumble was created in 1954 - below, you will find the most unscrambled letters for each descramble word game that others have solved or decoded to make the word shy.

Is shy a scrabble word or can you use shy in Words With Friends? The probability of getting this word in scrabble is 1 out of every 10106 games and in Words With Friends it's 1 out of every 4553 games. This 3 letter 9 point scrabble word can be rearranged 6 ways. What other words can be made with the letters h, s, and y? There's 10 with 5 letters or less with the letters h, s, and y. Here is a list of 10 to try to get you more points.

WordScrabbleWords With FriendsWord Chums4Pics1WordJumble
Shy (3 letters) 9 7 shy
Shay (4 letters) 10 +1 8 +1 ahsy
Hays (4 letters) 10 +1 8 +1 ahsy
Hayes (5 letters) 11 +2 9 +2 yesha
Heyse (5 letters) 11 +2 9 +2 heyse
Shady (5 letters) 12 +3 10 +3 shady
Ashy (4 letters) 10 +1 8 +1 ahsy
Yesha (5 letters) 11 +2 9 +2 yesha
Aysha (5 letters) 11 +2 9 +2 aysha
Ashby (5 letters) 13 +4 12 +5 ashby


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