shrinking violet

shrinking violet
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (general)
a. el vergonzoso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la vergonzosa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
I'm not a shrinking violet. I simply don't want to get involved in this argument.No soy una vergonzosa. Simplemente no quiero involucrarme en esta discusión.
b. la ostra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
My roommate is a shrinking violet who shuts herself away in her bedroom for hours on end.Mi compañera de cuarto es una ostra que se recluye en su dormitorio horas y horas.
c. la florecilla asustada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
I was a shrinking violet before I met my best friend Krystin. She taught me how to be confident.Era una florecilla asustada antes de conocer a mi mejor amiga Krystin. Me enseñó a ser segura de mí misma.
d. la persona supertímida
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Because of her divorce, Wanda has become a shrinking violet when it comes to love. - Once bitten, twice shy.Debido a su divorcio, Wanda se ha convertido en una persona supertímida en lo que respecta al amor. - El gato escaldado, del agua fría huye.
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