What does shady mean?

Definitions for shady
ˈʃeɪ dishady

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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"

Wiktionary

  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

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

How to pronounce 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. 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.

  2. Jason Pollock:

    This is a shady store. We've asked a lot of people in this community. You can buy weed at the store.

  3. Theresa May:

    It feels like some major values that we all share in Europe have been undermined for whatever shady reasons, so to just, you know, blindly keep going in the direction of a cliff like lemmings, I don't get it. All I know is I'm not going to be a winner out of this situation.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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Translations for shady

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  • σκοτεινός, σκιώδης, ανέντιμος, σκιερόςGreek
  • umbroso, umbrío, sombreadoSpanish
  • varjoisa, kyseenalainen, hämäräperäinen, varjoinen, varjostava, valonarkaFinnish
  • loucheFrench
  • ambiguo, bieco, ombreggiato, torvo, losco, ombrosoItalian
  • سێبه‌ردارKurdish
  • taumarumaruMāori
  • umbrosRomanian
  • тенистый, подозрительный, тёмный, сомнительныйRussian
  • sjenovitSerbo-Croatian
  • நிழலானTamil
  • Chinese

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    • A. butch
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