Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: timid
IPA transcription: [t'ɪmɪd]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: timid
    Meaning: showing fear and lack of confidence
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: timid, cautious
    Meaning: people who are fearful and cautious; "whitewater rafting is not for the timid"
Usage examples
  • Men were better, or more timid.
  • He was very timid of his father.
  • He was one of the most timid of men.
  • It was timid and suspicious, but a great glutton.
  • He is very timid, ready to dart into his hole at the least sound.
  • be especially kind to the shrinking and timid, to the poor and unfortunate.
  • His face expressed attention and expectation, intent but timid and cringing.
  • Her heart fluttered, her cheek varied, and her answer to Lady Augusta Yorke was low and timid.
  • Your dear little face would be quite enough to scare away a timid adventure.' She knew what I meant.
  • Better than larger values, However true their show; This timid life of evidence Keeps pleading, "I don't know."