skittish

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skittish(
skih
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dihsh
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (unpredictable)
a. caprichoso
He was in a skittish mood that day. It was impossible to predict how he would react.Aquel día, estaba de un humor caprichoso. Era imposible predecir cómo reaccionaría.
2. (easily frightened)
a. nervioso
The mare was skittish, but the rider knew how to approach her.La yegua era nerviosa, pero la jinete sabía cómo abordarla.
b. asustadizo
How do you gain the trust of a skittish stray dog?¿Cómo te ganas la confianza de un perro callejero asustadizo?
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skittish
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (person)
a. locuelo(a), juguetón(ona)
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skittish [ˈskɪtɪʃ]
adjective
(capricious) caprichoso; delicado; (nervous) [+horse etc] nervioso; asustadizo; (playful) juguetón;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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