Translation of timid in Spanish:

timid

tímido, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈtɪmɪd//ˈtɪmɪd/

adjective

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    (person/approach) tímido
    (animal) huraño
    • Too timid to risk present comforts, they never muster the spine to acquire or risk their own capital.
    • Yet he is a keen sighted and extraordinary man, gentle I think by nature and at once timid, modest and reticent.
    • His answer spilled timid and trembling from his frightened lips, a trickle of stuttering feebleness.
    • The plot just requires him to be a meek, timid guy next door who believes in following the rules.
    • He took on a confident stance and started to advise the younger, more timid worker.
    • But he was an extremely timid man and all he did was to stay by her side and prevent her from going out.
    • He was just pouring himself another cup of coffee when there was a timid knock on the door.
    • As in all sensitive and generous souls, people born into this sign can seem rather meek and timid.
    • Once inside, things simply got worse for any shy, timid souls who plucked up the courage and made it past the front door.
    • Eventually they managed to track down frozen varieties of fish, which were fed to the timid bird in a bowl of salted water.
    • I creep forward, mostly on my hands and feet, timid and afraid that he, too, might pull a gun on me.
    • She has a tremendous amount of data but seems timid about really analyzing most of it.
    • She had thought the timid beings would be fearful of undertaking such a journey.
    • At first, I was kind of timid, but now I may as well use it to my advantage.
    • Sheep are generally timid and tend to flock together, although they do not compete for rank.
    • That said, I really hated this film, and not because it's so dumb, but because it's so timid and gutless.
    • Zidane, and those close to him, claim that he rarely speaks because he is a naturally timid and modest person.
    • We were timid children, and the world we inhabited was too harsh, too angry with itself, but too scared to push the button.
    • That's just a timid bureaucrat trying to unload a problem that got dumped in his lap.
    • We just seem to be in this fearful, timid phase in our political development.