Examples of shady in a Sentence
Their backyard is nice and shady.
I don't trust him. He seems like a pretty shady character.
Recent Examples of shady from the Web
The Charleston Gazette-Mail reported that firefighters doused the pigs with water to keep them cool, and had the truck towed to a shady spot until the Ohio trucking company comes to retrieve the animals.
Or some sensors could inadvertently land upside down or perhaps in a shady area that limits their battery charging capability.
Even a shady spot nearby will be better than remaining in the sun.
Relax under shady coolness at umbrella tables, surrounded by lush foliage and the sound of falling water.
In each shady stone artery a glass window displays Genoese specialties—tiny crisp, fried anchovies, stuffed eggplant, oven-roasted snails, golden pancakes of farinata, torte of chard and herbs, gelati in wildflower hues.
Whey Bar, the cinder block cocktail hidden behind the restaurant, will provide cool drinks and shady seats, joining the handful of tables in Ox's small patio.
Nikki assumes that Emmit received a loan when his business almost went under and he got caught in some shady dealings.
Strange things happen when the shady Randy Karl kidnaps Monique and escapes into the ocean (after turning her into his personal submarine).
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First Known Use of shady
SHADY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of shady for English Language Learners
: giving or providing shade
: sheltered from the sun's light : having shade
: seeming to be dishonest
SHADY Defined for Kids
Definition of shady for Students
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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