Shy and Short

Shy

Show Definitions
Shy adjective – Not coming up to an expected measure or meeting a particular need.
Usage example: the team is shy a couple of players because of illness

Short is a synonym for shy in amount topic. In some cases you can use "Short" instead an adjective "Shy", when it comes to topics like big, lacking.
Nearby Words: shying, shyness, shyly, shyer
Synonyms for Shy

Short

Show Definitions
Short adjective – Not coming up to an expected measure or meeting a particular need.
Usage example: regrettably, the art supplies are short this year, so you'll have to share

Shy is a synonym for short in big topic. Sometimes you can use "Shy" instead an adjective "Short", if it concerns topics such as insufficient.
Nearby Words: shorten, shortened, shortage, shortness, shorted
Synonyms for Short

Things that words describes

girl shy girl short girl
man shy man short man
people shy people short people
appearance shy appearance short appearance
Other nouns: bit, version.
Cite this Source
Short and Shy. (2016). Retrieved 2021, July 25, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/shy/short
Shy & Short. N.p., 2016. Web. 25 Jul. 2021. <https://thesaurus.plus/related/shy/short>.
Short or Shy. 2016. Accessed July 25, 2021. https://thesaurus.plus/related/shy/short.

Synonyms for shy
Share this picture


Synonyms for short
Share this picture

Google Ngram Viewer shows how "shy" and "short" have occurred on timeline: