- an exaggeratedly shy person
noun: shrinking violet, plural noun: shrinking violets
- 1. informal an exaggeratedly shy person Dorothy is no shrinking violet when it comes to expressing her views
- IPA[ˈSHriNGkiNG ˈvī(ə)lət]
- an exaggeratedly shy person: Dorothy is no shrinking violet when it comes to expressing her views
Oxford American Dictionary
violet 有別的涵意 Violet : 害羞 A shrinking violet is a shy person who doesn't express their views and ...
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