shier

1
[ shahy-er ]
/ ˈʃaɪ ər /

adjective

a comparative of shy1.

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Definition for shier (2 of 2)

shier2

or shy·er

[ shahy-er ]
/ ˈʃaɪ ər /

noun

a horse having a tendency to shy.

Origin of shier

2
First recorded in 1820–30; shy1 + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for shier (1 of 2)

shier1
/ (ˈʃaɪə) /

adjective

a comparative of shy 1

British Dictionary definitions for shier (2 of 2)

shier2

shyer

/ (ˈʃaɪə) /

noun

a horse that shies habitually
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