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bashful

  

      adj  
   (=embarrassed)  
[person, smile]  
embarrassé (e)     
→ Billy gave a rather bashful smile and embraced his mother awkwardly        
→ he is simply too bashful to say what he really wants        
to be bashful about sth      être embarrassé (e)   par qch  
→ In our culture we tend to be bashful about our talents and skills        
to be bashful about doing sth      être embarrassé (e)   pour faire qch, éprouver de l'embarras à faire qch  
→ most men are notoriously bashful about discussing their private parts        
   (=shy)   timide  
→ "Come on, ladies, don't be bashful!        
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
bashful adj.
timide

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Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
exp.
être embarrassé par qch
exp.
éprouver de l'embarras à faire qch
exp.
être embarrassé pour faire qch
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'bashful' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
n.
bashful lover
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