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[しり()·()·]
shirigomi
noun, suru verb

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[しり()·()·]
shirigomi

English Meaning(s) for 尻込み

noun, suru verb
  1. recoil; hesitation; flinching; shrinking back

Definition and Synonyms for 尻込み

Recoil draw back, as with fear or pain
Synonyms: ひるむ, たじろぐ, 尻込み, 後ずさる, 辟易
Hesitate pause or hold back in uncertainty or unwillingness
Synonyms: うじうじ, ぐじぐじ, ためらう, 尻込み, 思い惑う, 思い迷う, 渋る, 躊躇, 迷う, 逡巡, 遅疑

Meanings for each kanji in 尻込み

buttocks; hips; butt; rear Kanji Details »
crowded; mixture; in bulk; included; (kokuji) Kanji Details »

Categories 尻込み is a member of

Move move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
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Sample Sentences for 尻込み

He is not such a man as to flinch from danger.

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