What does Shady mean?

Definitions for Shady
ˈʃeɪ dishady

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Shady.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fly-by-night, shadyadjective

    (of businesses and businessmen) unscrupulous

    "a shady operation"

  2. louche, shadyadjective

    of questionable taste or morality

    "a louche nightclub"; "a louche painting"

  3. fishy, funny, shady, suspect, suspiciousadjective

    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, umbrageousadjective

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. shadyadjective

    Abounding in shades.

  2. shadyadjective

    Causing shade.

  3. shadyadjective

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

  4. shadyadjective

    Not trustworthy; Unfit to be seen or known.

    He is a shady character.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Shadyadjective

    Etymology: from shade.

    The wakeful bird
    Sings darkling, and in shadiest covert hid
    Tunes her nocturnal note. John Milton, Parad. Lost.

    Stretch’d at ease you sing your happy loves,
    And Amarillis fills the shady groves. Dry.

    Cast it also that you may have rooms shady for summer, and warm for winter. Francis Bacon.

ChatGPT

  1. shady

    Shady generally refers to a place protected from direct sunlight, therefore having lower light levels and temperatures. In a metaphorical or colloquial sense, shady can also refer to something or someone that is doubtful, suspicious, dishonest, or disreputable.

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

Wikidata

  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.

Rap Dictionary

  1. shady

    1- Associated with Shady Records or Eminem "Yeah... Shady... Aftermath... G-Unit! Unit!"-- 50 Cent, Just A Lil' Bit 2- A term used to describe someone who acts suspicious or is involved in illegal activities 3-somone who acts fu**ed up toward you is shady

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. SHADY

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Shady is ranked #27260 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Shady surname appeared 887 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Shady.

    93.4% or 829 total occurrences were White.
    1.9% or 17 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.8% or 16 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.2% or 11 total occurrences were Black.
    0.9% or 8 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.6% or 6 total occurrences were Asian.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Shady in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Shady in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Shady in a Sentence

  1. James Comer:

    The Biden Administration changed the rules to severely restrict Congress’ access to suspicious activity reports in the dark of night and with no explanation, we now know Hunter Biden and other Biden family members have racked up at least 150 suspicious activity reports for their shady foreign business deals.

  2. Piu Eatwell:

    Mark Hansen was a kind of a shady Hollywood mogul type, he owned a number of movie theaters in Hollywood and he was a multimillionaire. He also had a number of rooming houses and his own apartment just off Hollywood Boulevard… He was separated from his wife, who had a house on the Hollywood Hills with their two daughters. He had a great lifestyle in his apartment… where he would invite girls if he liked their looks… he would invite them to stay with obviously a promise that they were going to make it big as movie stars. Sooner or later, they would probably be booted out or end up as dancers in one of his nightclubs.

  3. Katy Perry:

    I really think, like everybody has their opinions on these shows and there is a multitude of them, but I don’t want to be like super shady, but you can name 10 people -- at least -- that have come off ‘American Idol’… that have legitimate careers, that put out music, that have changed their journey, their destiny, affected people’s lives.

  4. New York:

    The decision from Assembly Democrats to suspend the impeachment investigation reeks of a shady deal to protect Andrew Cuomo, resignation is not accountability. The Democrats not only failed in their constitutional responsibilities - they failed the Governor’s countless victims in nursing homes, brave women who came forward to tell their stories, and those who believe in honest and transparent government.

  5. Pieter Wezeman:

    China has made some more substantial inroads into the Saudi arms market, in particular selling armed drones, the details are shady and we may very well have underestimated China's role as an arms exporter to Saudi Arabia. But China doesn't come anywhere near the USA, United Kingdom or even France as arms suppliers. Still, the important point here is that Saudi Arabia has explored the possibility of diversifying Saudi Arabia supplier base.

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Translations for Shady

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  • σκοτεινός, σκιώδης, ανέντιμος, σκιερόςGreek
  • sombreado, umbroso, umbríoSpanish
  • kyseenalainen, valonarka, varjostava, varjoinen, hämäräperäinen, varjoisaFinnish
  • loucheFrench
  • bieco, ombroso, losco, torvo, ambiguo, ombreggiatoItalian
  • سێبه‌ردارKurdish
  • taumarumaruMāori
  • umbrosRomanian
  • подозрительный, тенистый, тёмный, сомнительныйRussian
  • sjenovitSerbo-Croatian
  • நிழலானTamil
  • Chinese

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