Simple Definition of shady
: giving or providing shade
: sheltered from the sun's light : having shade
: seeming to be dishonest
Examples of shady
Their backyard is nice and shady.
I don't trust him. He seems like a pretty shady character.
First Known Use of shady
SHADY Defined for Kids
Definition of shady
1 : sheltered from the sun's rays
2 : producing shade <a shady tree>
3 : not right or honest <shady business deals>
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