Synonyms of fight shy of in English:

fight shy of


See definition of fight shy of

phrase

1‘some people fight shy of taking out a personal loan’

SYNONYMS

flinch from, demur from, recoil from, hang back from

have scruples about, scruple about, have misgivings about, have qualms about, be averse to, be chary of, not be in favour of, be against, be opposed to, be diffident about, be bashful about, be shy about, be coy about

be loath to, scruple to, be reluctant to, be unwilling to, be disinclined to, not be in the mood to, be indisposed to, be slow to, be hesitant to, be afraid to, hesitate to, hate to, not like to, not have the heart to, drag one's feet over, drag one's heels over, waver about, vacillate about, think twice about, baulk at, quail at, mind doing something

informal be cagey about, boggle at

archaic disrelish