Sentence Examples with the word bashful

Bagration called to him, and Tushin, raising three fingers to his cap with a bashful and awkward gesture not at all like a military salute but like a priest's benediction, approached the general.

So he sat there trembling and afraid; for he was a timid, bashful man and did not like to be noticed.

He loved the way she could be wanton and sensual one minute, then bashful and demure the next.