shy away from (someone or something)

(redirected from shy away from us)

shy away from (someone or something)

To avoid someone or something. I shy away from conflict because I tend to cry when people yell at me. Are you mad at me? You've been shying away from me all day.
See also: away, shy

shy away from

Avoid, evade, as in He shied away from all questions concerning his private life. [Late 1700s]
See also: away, shy