camera-shy

camera-shy

adj
having an aversion to being photographed or filmed
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cam′era-shy`



adj.
unwilling or afraid to be photographed or filmed.
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Translations

camera-shy

[ˈkæmərəˌʃaɪ] ADJ to be camera-shycohibirse en presencia de la cámara
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camera-shy

[ˈkæmrəˌʃaɪ] adjche non ama essere fotografato/a
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