[n] a quick throw; "he gave the ball a shy to the first baseman"
[adj] wary and distrustful; disposed to avoid persons or things; "shy of strangers"
[adj] easily startled or frightened
[adj] lacking self-confidence; "stood in the doorway diffident and abashed"; "problems that call for bold not timid responses"; "a very unsure young man"
[v] throw quickly
[v] start suddenly, as from fight