A child hiding behind their parent is an example of bashful.
So he sat there trembling and afraid; for he was a timid, bashful man and did not like to be noticed.
In youth he was described as " a handsome young man, tall, slight, and very erect, bashful, but never awkward."
He is rather bashful and refused to come out of his car for the photograph.
Sizes are small, medium or large, and colors include bashful pink, champagne toast and bedtime blue.