Millitary slang for someone scared of confronting the enemy. Like saying coward, only it's not irrational to be scared of red hot tumbling bullets that hit you before you even see the muzzle flash.
"Christ's sake Sarge, don't team me up with Billy, he's Gun Shy! Last time we saw an Iraqi he wet himself, and it was only a woman putting out her washing!"
by Wingy December 21, 2005
He's been gun shy ever since his son burned his hand on the stove. He has been refusing to attempt to show him the ropes of cooking again.
by The Return of Light Joker May 07, 2009
by Kleptobizmol June 17, 2009
A mental state usually affecting virgins where the complexity of a sexual situation makes it hard to have or hold and erection.
by It's Miller Time June 28, 2006
After finding out that his girlfriend had been engaging in sodomy with the patients of the retirement home that she worked at, Frank was gunshy for almost a decade.
by Sam DP October 08, 2005
by LHL April 10, 2004
To be afraid of the penis.
by Sir Captain of Wynn Bay May 06, 2005