Definitions for shadyˈʃeɪ di

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fly-by-night, shady(adj)

    (of businesses and businessmen) unscrupulous

    "a shady operation"

  2. louche, shady(adj)

    of questionable taste or morality

    "a louche nightclub"; "a louche painting"

  3. fishy, funny, shady, suspect, suspicious(adj)

    not as expected

    "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"

  4. shady, shadowed, shadowy, umbrageous(adj)

    filled with shade

    "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"


  1. shady(Adjective)

    Abounding in shades.

  2. shady(Adjective)

    Causing shade.

  3. shady(Adjective)

    Overspread with shade; sheltered from the glare of light or sultry heat.

  4. shady(Adjective)

    Not trustworthy; Unfit to be seen or known.

    He is a shady character.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shady

    abounding in shade or shades; overspread with shade; causing shade

  2. Shady

    sheltered from the glare of light or sultry heat

  3. Shady

    of or pertaining to shade or darkness; hence, unfit to be seen or known; equivocal; dubious or corrupt


  1. Shady

    Shady is a hamlet in Ulster County, New York, United States. It is part of the town of Woodstock and lies on New York State Route 212.

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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • σκοτεινός, σκιώδης, ανέντιμος, σκιερόςGreek
  • umbroso, umbríoSpanish
  • varjoisa, kyseenalainen, hämäräperäinen, varjoinen, varjostava, valonarkaFinnish
  • loucheFrench
  • ambiguo, bieco, ombreggiato, torvo, losco, ombrosoItalian
  • سێبه‌ردارKurdish
  • taumarumaruMāori
  • umbrosRomanian
  • тенистый, подозрительный, тёмныйRussian
  • sjenovitSerbo-Croatian

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