Definitions for shadiness

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

shad•yˈʃeɪ di(adj.)shad•i•er, shad•i•est.

  1. abounding in shade; shaded.

  2. giving shade.

  3. shadowy; indistinct; spectral.

  4. of dubious character; disreputable.

Idioms for shady:

  1. on the shady side of,older than (a specified age, esp. beyond middle age).

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shade, shadiness, shadowiness(noun)

    relative darkness caused by light rays being intercepted by an opaque body

    "it is much cooler in the shade"; "there's too much shadiness to take good photographs"

  2. shadiness(noun)

    of questionable honesty or legality

    "they acted with such obvious shadiness that they were instantly recognizable"; "the shadiness of their transactions"


  1. shadiness(Noun)

    The property of being shady.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shadiness(noun)

    quality or state of being shady

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