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shad·y

 (shā′dē)
adj. shad·i·er, shad·i·est
1. Full of shade; shaded: found a cool, shady spot under some trees. See Synonyms at dark.
2. Casting shade: a large, shady elm.
3. Of dubious character, morality, or legality; questionable: "men who could indulge in any shady deal in downtown offices and still pose as beneficent angels ... on the golf course" (Louis Auchincloss).

shad′i·ly adv.
shad′i·ness n.

shady

(ˈʃeɪdɪ)
adj, shadier or shadiest
1. full of shade; shaded
2. affording or casting a shade
3. dim, quiet, or concealed
4. informal dubious or questionable as to honesty or legality
ˈshadily adv
ˈshadiness n

shad•y

(ˈʃeɪ di)

adj. shad•i•er, shad•i•est.
1. abounding in shade; shaded.
2. giving shade.
3. shadowy; indistinct; spectral.
4. of dubious character; disreputable.
Idioms:
on the shady side of, older than (a specified age, esp. beyond middle age).
[1570–80]
shad′i•ly, adv.
shad′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.shady - (of businesses and businessmen) unscrupulous; "a shady operation"
untrustworthy, untrusty - not worthy of trust or belief; "an untrustworthy person"
2.shady - of questionable taste or morality; "a louche nightclub"; "a louche painting"
disreputable - lacking respectability in character or behavior or appearance
3.shady - 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"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
questionable - subject to question; "questionable motives"; "a questionable reputation"; "a fire of questionable origin"
4.shady - filled with shadeshady - 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"
shaded - protected from heat and light with shade or shadow; "shaded avenues"; "o'er the shaded billows rushed the night"- Alexander Pope

shady

adjective
1. shaded, cool, shadowy, dim, leafy, bowery, bosky (literary), umbrageous After flowering, place the pot in a shady spot.
shaded bright, exposed, sunny, open, out in the open, sunlit, unshaded
2. (Informal) crooked, dodgy (Brit., Austral., & N.Z. informal), unethical, suspect, suspicious, dubious, slippery, questionable, unscrupulous, fishy (informal), shifty, disreputable, untrustworthy Be wary of people who try to talk you into shady deals.
crooked straight, ethical, respectable, upright, honourable, honest, reputable, trustworthy, above-board

shady

adjective
1. Full of shade:
2. Casting shade:
3. Of dubious character:
Informal: fishy.
Translations
ظَليل، مُظَلِّلغَيْر نَزيه
podezřelýstinný
lyssky
hämäräperäinenkyseenalainenvalonarkavarjoinenvarjoisa
sjenovit
árnyas
sem er í forsælu; svalurskuggalegur
senčen
gölgeligüvenilmezmadrabaz

shady

[ˈʃeɪdɪ] ADJ (shadier (compar) (shadiest (superl)))
1. (= shaded) [place] → sombreado
it's shady hereaquí hay sombra
under a shady treea la sombra de un árbol frondoso
2. (= dubious) [person] → dudoso; [deal] → turbio, chueco (Mex)

shady

[ˈʃeɪdi] adj
[place, spot] → ombragé(e)
under a shady tree → à l'ombre d'un arbre
(= dishonest) [deal, business] → louche, véreux/euse; [financier, businessman, lawyer] → véreux/euse

shady

adj (+er)
placeschattig; tree, hatSchatten spendend
(inf: = of dubious honesty) → zwielichtig, zweifelhaft; he has a shady paster hat eine dunkle Vergangenheit; to be on the shady side of the lawdunkle Geschäfte treiben; on the shady side of forty (US inf) → vierzig vorbei (inf); there’s something shady about itda ist etwas faul dran (inf)

shady

[ˈʃeɪdɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (place) → ombreggiato/a; (tree) → ombroso/a (fig) (person, deal) → losco/a, equivoco/a

shade

(ʃeid) noun
1. slight darkness caused by the blocking of some light. I prefer to sit in the shade rather than the sun.
2. the dark parts of a picture. light and shade in a portrait.
3. something that screens or shelters from light or heat. a large sunshade; a shade for a light.
4. a variety of a colour; a slight difference. a pretty shade of green; shades of meaning.
5. a slight amount. The weather is a shade better today.
verb
1. (sometimes with from) to shelter from light or heat. He put up his hand to shade his eyes.
2. to make darker. You should shade the foreground of that drawing.
3. (with into) to change very gradually eg from one colour to another.
ˈshaded adjective
(of parts of a picture) made darker.
shades noun plural
(especially American) sunglasses.
ˈshading noun
(in a picture etc) the marking that shows the darker parts.
ˈshady adjective
1. sheltered or giving shelter from heat or light. a shady tree; a shady corner of the garden.
2. dishonest. a shady business.
ˈshadiness noun
put in the shade
to cause to seem unimportant. She is so beautiful that she puts her sister in the shade.
References in classic literature ?
He desires to paint you the dreamiest, shadiest, quietest, most enchanting bit of romantic landscape in all the valley of the Saco.
Then feed on thoughts, that voluntarie move Harmonious numbers; as the wakeful Bird Sings darkling, and in shadiest Covert hid Tunes her nocturnal Note.
As the dun nightingale, daughter of Pandareus, sings in the early spring from her seat in shadiest covert hid, and with many a plaintive trill pours out the tale how by mishap she killed her own child Itylus, son of king Zethus, even so does my mind toss and turn in its uncertainty whether I ought to stay with my son here, and safeguard my substance, my bondsmen, and the greatness of my house, out of regard to public opinion and the memory of my late husband, or whether it is not now time for me to go with the best of these suitors who are wooing me and making me such magnificent presents.
The pond had in the meanwhile skimmed over in the shadiest and shallowest coves, some days or even weeks before the general freezing.
We will go home through the wood: that will be the shadiest way.
But the online ad machine is also a vast, opaque and dizzyingly complex contraption with underappreciated capacity for misuse - one that collects and constantly profiles data about our behaviour, creates incentives to monetise our most private desires, and frequently unleashes loopholes that the shadiest of people are only too happy to exploit.
With Duterte aligning himself with shadiest characters like the Marcoses, Estrada, and Arroyo - he is only summoning a broader, more feisty opposition in the cities.
One dock method was fairly obvious: Cast to the shadiest, deepest part of the dock.
To date, it has been found only in the steepest and shadiest portion of Caliente Canyon on the west side of the Piute Mountains, in mixed oak/Gray Pine (Pinus sabiniana Dougl.
A lobbyist out of central casting, Manafort has repped some of the world's shadiest autocrats and dictators, once flying to Angola in the '80s amid the country's bloody civil war to pitch warlord Jonas Savimbi.
His tirade is pretty long, with a lot of flowery language, but luckily Iranian state broadcaster Press TV has maximized its impact by tweeting the shadiest highlights as super shareable memes.
I'd also recommend hardy geraniums, such as Geranium phaeum 'Album' which rapidly forms gentle mounds covered in white flowers to brighten up the shadiest spot.