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camera-shy

[kam-er-uh-shahy, kam-ruh-] /ˈkæm ər əˌʃaɪ, ˈkæm rə-/
adjective
1.
unwilling or afraid to be photographed or filmed.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25
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Examples for camera-shy
  • The first global camera-trap mammal study has imaged apes, jaguars, and other mammals-including a seemingly camera-shy poacher.
  • Ma herself, camera-shy and self-conscious about her cleft lip, appears only twice in the family album.
British Dictionary definitions for camera-shy

camera-shy

adjective
1.
having an aversion to being photographed or filmed
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