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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. tímido
Martin was a clever young man but he was bashful and found it hard to talk to people.Martin era un chico listo, pero era tímido y le costaba hablar con la gente.
b. vergonzoso
She's very bashful and she blushes easily.Es muy vergonzosa y se ruboriza con facilidad.
c. penoso (Andes)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Cuba
Regionalism used in Mexico
Jane's a shy girl who doesn't talk much.Jane es una niña penosa que habla poco.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. tímido(a)
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bashful [ˈbæʃfʊl]
tímido; vergonzoso
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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