What does Shady mean?

Definitions for Shady
ˈʃeɪ diShady

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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.

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

Freebase

  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

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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. William Schaffner:

    The president walks on the sunny side of the street, and this takes us over to the shady side of the street, it makes us realize that springtime is likely not going to be a total solution.

  2. Chris Christie on Tuesday:

    How do you convince me you're not shady and you're actually here to help us? i think what we concluded -- he and I had a conversation back and forth about it -- was he said, 'Well, it's probably because you're from New Jersey,'.

  3. Jamie Hastings:

    How many times are big corporations going to take advantage of us before we stop taking their word ? if these corporations wanted to be transparent about this practice, they wouldn't have started selling the data to shady third parties without a person's explicit consent in the first place. Why should we trust them now ?

  4. Christina Georgina Rossetti:

    When I am dead, my dearest, Sing no sad songs for me Plant thou no roses at my head, Nor shady cypress tree. Be the green grass above me With showers and dewdrops wet And if thou wilt, remember And if thou wilt, forget.

  5. Erin Schaff/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo:

    From the get-go, the push to get Justice Breyer to retire has been spearheaded by a shady network of … dark money groups that are working to subvert — not just to change or add to our judiciary — but to change our entire system of government and frankly, our entire way of life.

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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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