- Antonyms of bashful:
- bold, forward, boon, clubbable, companionable, convivial, gregarious, sociable, social, dashing, forceful, brash, overbold, uninhibited, unreserved, extroverted, immodest, outgoing.
- Examples of usage:
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.
And with that he springs a bashful smile.
"Torchy, Private Sec.",Sewell Ford.
So if anyone wants to do his business, there's no call to be bashful about it.
"The Satyricon, Complete",Petronius Arbiter.
- They were all good- looking, but shy and bashful to a degree I never before witnessed.