What does shady mean?

Definitions for shady
ˈʃeɪ dishady

Here are all the possible meanings 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.

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. 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 ?

  2. Marsha Blackburn:

    The Attorney General should immediately appoint a special counsel to investigate Joe and Hunter Biden's business dealings with Communist China, joe and Hunter have been long intertwined with Beijing and profited off shady business deals with the CCP.

  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. 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.

  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
  • 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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