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gun-shy



Pronunciation: (gun'shī"), [key]
adj.
1. frightened by the sound of a gunshot: a gun-shy bird dog.
2. hesitant, wary, or distrustful, esp. because of previous unpleasant experience.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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