Definitions for shady

Definitions for (adj) shady

Main entry: shadowed, shadowy, shady, umbrageous

Definition: filled with shade

Usage: the shady side of the street; the surface of the pond is dark and shadowed; we sat on rocks in a shadowy cove; cool umbrageous woodlands

Main entry: fishy, funny, shady, suspect, suspicious

Definition: not as expected

Usage: there was something fishy about the accident; up to some funny business; some definitely queer goings-on; a shady deal; her motives were suspect; suspicious behavior

Main entry: louche, shady

Definition: of questionable taste or morality

Usage: a louche nightclub; a louche painting

Main entry: shady, fly-by-night

Definition: (of businesses and businessmen) unscrupulous

Usage: a shady operation

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