a shade

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of a shade

: a bit : a little
  • He is just a shade taller than his brother.

Word by Word Definitions

shade play
  1. : comparative darkness or obscurity owing to interception of the rays of light

  2. : relative obscurity or retirement

  3. : shelter (as by foliage) from the heat and glare of sunlight

  1. : to shelter or screen by intercepting radiated light or heat

  2. : to cover with a shade

  3. : to hide partly by or as if by a shadow


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