Today’s Word


  • homebody, denizen, dweller, habitant, inhabitant.
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Antonyms of BASHFUL:
bold, forward, boon, clubbable, companionable, convivial, gregarious, sociable, social, dashing, forceful, brash, overbold, uninhibited, unreserved, extroverted, immodest, outgoing.
Examples of usage:
  1. They were all good- looking, but shy and bashful to a degree I never before witnessed.
    "Three Months in the Southern States, April-June 1863", Arthur J. L. (Lieut.-Col.) Fremantle.
  2. And with that he springs a bashful smile.
    "Torchy, Private Sec.", Sewell Ford.
  3. So if anyone wants to do his business, there's no call to be bashful about it.
    "The Satyricon, Complete", Petronius Arbiter.