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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Afraid of the sound of a gun or of similar loud noises -- used especially of a dog.

Usage examples (40)
  • Adjective : a gun-shy bird dog
  • And I think it ` s got Romney a little bit gun-shy.
  • The way I look at it is the dems are simply gun-shy.
  • Funding is hard to come by and investors are gun-shy. for more
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