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shady

shad·y

shady

 
 
pronunciation:
sheI di
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: shadier, shadiest
definition 1: in the shade.
We sat at a shady picnic table.
synonyms:
shadowed
antonyms:
bright
similar words:
sheltered, shielded
definition 2: giving shade.
We rested near a shady stand of trees.
synonyms:
shading
similar words:
dark, protective
definition 3: not of good character; not to be trusted.
We refused to rent from the shady landlord.The business deal seemed shady to me.
synonyms:
slippery
antonyms:
aboveboard, honest
similar words:
corrupt, crooked, disreputable, fishy, unreliable
derivations: shadily (adv.), shadiness (n.)
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