- shrinking violet
- shrinking violet ► NOUN informal ▪ an exaggeratedly shy person.
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shrinking violet — A shrinking violet is a shy person who doesn t express their views and opinions … The small dictionary of idiomes
shrinking violet — n someone who is very shy used humorously … Dictionary of contemporary English
shrinking violet — n. a very shy or unassuming person … English World dictionary
Shrinking Violet — Salu Digby Shrinking Violet Personnage de Shrinking Violet Alias Salu Digby, Atom Girl, Virus, LeViathan, Veye, Violet, Emerald Violet, Vi Naissance … Wikipédia en Français
shrinking violet — A shrinking violet is a shy person who doesn t express their views and opinions. (Dorking School Dictionary) *** A person referred to as a shrinking violet is a timid or shy person. The witness was a shrinking violet who had… … English Idioms & idiomatic expressions
shrinking violet — UK [ˌʃrɪŋkɪŋ ˈvaɪlət] / US noun [countable] Word forms shrinking violet : singular shrinking violet plural shrinking violets informal someone who is very shy … English dictionary
shrinking violet — See no shrinking violet … English idioms
shrinking violet — noun someone who shrinks from familiarity with others • Syn: ↑shy person • Hypernyms: ↑coward • Hyponyms: ↑wallflower * * * noun, pl ⋯ lets [count] informal : a person who is very shy He … Useful english dictionary
shrinking violet — noun Date: 1915 a bashful or retiring person … New Collegiate Dictionary
shrinking violet — a shy, modest, or self effacing person. [1925 30] * * * … Universalium