Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Full of shade; casting a shade; shaded.

Part of speech: adjective

Dubious; suspicious.

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Usage examples "shady":

  1. " It wouldn't be very hard work to carry all the game they shoot," he said, chuckling; " and one might get a good nap under a shady tree." - "Middy and Ensign", G. Manville Fenn.
  2. The road was here sunny, there shady; the excessive heat broken, the air pleasant enough. - "Audrey", Mary Johnston.
  3. He remembered the old silver, the flowers in the shady rooms, and the pictures. - "The Girl From Keller's Sadie's Conquest", Harold Bindloss.