AskDefine | Define bashful

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bashful adj
1 self-consciously timid; "I never laughed, being bashful; lowering my head, I looked at the wall"- Ezra Pound
2 disposed to avoid notice; "they considered themselves a tough outfit and weren't bashful about letting anybody know it"; (`blate' is a Scottish term for bashful) [syn: blate]

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  • /ˈbæʃfəl/, /"b

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