Examples of shady in a Sentence
Their backyard is nice and shady.
I don't trust him. He seems like a pretty shady character.
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Fifty years ago, not far from a shady picnic spot filled with old friends, there was a quarry with a company town and a whole bunch of young boys without much to do in the summertime.
Recruiting in big-time college athletics has its shady side.
John McCain's surprise defection in the July repeal vote was an embarrassment for the Senate majority leader who fancies himself the Deep Blue of shady deals.
Over time, Hoover managed to seize control of the operation using such shady tactics that he was excoriated by a British judge as a fraudster.
These fast-growers feature feathery, bright bluish green foliage and a high canopy that provides a perfect shady spot to cool off during those sunny and warm days.
Coolers full of free water and lemonade for the public and tents set up in a shady area for volunteers helped people to cool off.
Sometimes Uncle Sam’s intentions can be just as shady and dangerous as those of the enemy. The question is, will these shows be victorious or suffer defeat?
Malika reminds Kris that every shady thing Cait has ever done will come to light.
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First Known Use of shady
Synonymsshaded, shadowed, shadowy, umbrageous
Antonymsexposed, shadeless, sunny
Related Wordscanopied, covered, sheltered; cloudy; dark, darkened, darkish, darkling, darksome, dim, dimmed, dusky, gloomy, inky, moonless, murky, obscure, obscured, penumbral, pitch-black, pitch-dark, somber (or sombre), sunless
Near Antonymsbedazzling, bright, brightened, brilliant, dazzling, effulgent, illuminated, illumined, incandescent, light, lit (or lighted), lucent, lucid, luminary, luminous; beaming, lambent, radiant, shining; lustrous
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