not shy

adj
British
sexually forward, promiscuous. A jocular euphemism heard e.g. on British campuses since 2000.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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  • shy*/ — [ʃaɪ] adj I 1) nervous and embarrassed in the company of other people, especially people who you do not know I d love to meet her but I m too shy to introduce myself.[/ex] He gave me a shy smile and looked away.[/ex] 2) nervous about doing… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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  • shy — shy1 [shī] adj. shyer or shier, shyest or shiest [ME schei, dial. development < OE sceoh, akin to Ger scheu, shy, prob. < IE * skeuk , harassed (> OSlav ščuti, to pursue); akin to * skeub > SCOFF1] 1. easily frightened or startled;… …   English World dictionary

  • shy — ‘timid, reserved’ [OE] goes back to a prehistoric Germanic *skeukhwaz ‘afraid’ (source also of English eschew and skew). It is generally assumed that shy ‘throw’ [18] must have come from it, but the exact nature of the relationship between the… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

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