Examples of shadowy in a Sentence
She was pursued by a shadowy figure.
He had only a shadowy idea of what they wanted him to do.
Recent Examples of shadowy from the Web
LeEco, buffeted by rapid expansion, has turned to murky and potentially risky ways to stay afloat, including tapping China’s shadowy informal banking system, which many people believe threatens the Chinese economy.
North Korea's Koryo Bank handles overseas transactions for Office 38, a shadowy body that manages the private slush funds of the North Korean leadership, according to a South Korean government database.
Are we supposed to guess that this is somehow tied to Conway’s shadowy deal with the search engine Pollyhop?
Mancera and her daughter were returning home from grocery shopping when, prosecutors say, Colbert emerged from a shadowy hiding spot and opened fire.
The extended segment seamlessly morphs from shadowy Devil’s pact into ensemble dance number, and finally a bland cover of the song by a white singing group.
Gillum's wraithlike appearance and her crepuscular home (captured in its cobwebby gloom through Yeaji Kim's projections and Lindsey Lyddan's shadowy lighting) stand in contrast to the sunny — if poor — world of the village outside her door.
But in Montana, as in Kansas, the Democrats’ populism and calls for voters to unite against the very rich did not overcome the conservative call to fight a shadowy elite.
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First Known Use of shadowy
SHADOWY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of shadowy for English Language Learners
: full of shade or shadows
: dark and mysterious
: not clearly seen or understood
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