What does shadowy mean?

Definitions for shadowy
ˈʃæd oʊ ishad·owy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. dim, faint, shadowy, vague, wispy(adj)

    lacking clarity or distinctness

    "a dim figure in the distance"; "only a faint recollection"; "shadowy figures in the gloom"; "saw a vague outline of a building through the fog"; "a few wispy memories of childhood"

  3. shadowy, wraithlike(adj)

    lacking in substance

    "strange fancies of unreal and shadowy worlds"- W.A.Butler; "dim shadowy forms"; "a wraithlike column of smoke"

Wiktionary

  1. shadowy(Adjective)

    In shadow; darkened by shadows.

    He sat in a shadowy corner.

  2. shadowy(Adjective)

    Dark, obscure.

    He was a shadowy man who rarely spoke.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shadowy(adj)

    full of shade or shadows; causing shade or shadow

  2. Shadowy(adj)

    hence, dark; obscure; gloomy; dim

  3. Shadowy(adj)

    not brightly luminous; faintly light

  4. Shadowy(adj)

    faintly representative; hence, typical

  5. Shadowy(adj)

    unsubstantial; unreal; as, shadowy honor

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shadowy in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shadowy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of shadowy in a Sentence

  1. Laura Carstensen:

    Unfortunately the recruitment practices of too many businesses still remain trapped in permafrost and that's holding back women and ultimately the companies themselves, the recruitment process to the boards of Britain's top companies remains shadowy and opaque and is acting as a barrier to unleashing female talent.

  2. Ferdinand Magellan:

    It is with an iron will that they embark on the most daring of all endeavors...to meet the shadowy future with out fear and conquer the unknown.

  3. Raul Grijalva:

    Too many people have spent their careers pretending that climate change is a hoax perpetrated by shadowy environmental groups and Machiavellian research scientists, the American public knows full well that's not the case.

  4. Mike Rogers:

    White House press secretary Josh Earnest told reporters Friday at the daily press briefing. Mike Rogers, former chairman of the United States House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, weighed in late Friday afternoon. We should not underestimate what this means to our national security, a leading general in Iran just told the world that the United States of America is irrelevant and Russia welcomed him with open arms. Not only do Russia and Iran not fear us, they do not respect us. And that, is dangerous. According to two separate Western intelligence sources, Qassem Soleimani arrived in Moscow on Iran Air flight 5130 from Tehran on July 24, ten days after the nuclear agreement between Iran and six world powers was announced that included a provision to lift the arms embargo on Iran. Three days later, Secretary of State John Kerry testified about the Iran nuclear deal before the Senate Armed Services Committee, assuring Congress pressure would remain on Iran's shadowy general.

  5. Longfellow:

    Look not mournfully into the Past. It comes not back again. Wisely improve the Present. It is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy Future, without fear, and with a manly heart.

Images & Illustrations of shadowy

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