in the shadow of

Definition of in the shadow of

  1. 1 :  very close to a town located in the shadow of the Rocky Mountains

  2. 2 :  in a position of being unnoticed because all the attention is given to someone else She grew up in the shadow of her very popular sister.

Word by Word Definitions

shadowplay
  1. :  partial darkness or obscurity within a part of space from which rays from a source of light are cut off by an interposed opaque body

    :  a reflected image

    :  shelter from danger or observation

  1. :  shelter, protect

    :  to cast a shadow upon :  cloud

    :  to shelter from the sun

  1. :  of, relating to, or resembling a shadow cabinet

    :  having an indistinct pattern

    :  having darker sections of design


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