Afraid Of Your Own Shadow

Also: Frightened of one’s own shadow Meaning of Idiom ‘Afraid of One’s Own Shadow’ To be afraid of one’s (your, his, her) own shadow means to be extremely timid, nervous, fearful, and easily frightened. 1Ayto, John. Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms. Oxford: Oxford U, 2010. 2Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013. 3Spears, Richard A. McGraw-Hill’s … Read more