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Adjective: shady (shadier,shadiest)  shey-dee
  1. Filled with shade
    "the shady side of the street";
    - shadowed, shadowy, umbrageous
     
  2. Quiet, dark, or concealed
    "her shady past intrigued him"; "a shady part of town"
     
  3. [informal] Of questionable motive; of doubtful legality, value, truth, honesty, etc.
    "a shady deal";
    - fishy [informal], funny, suspect, suspicious, dodgy [Brit, informal]

Derived forms: shadier, shadiest

See also: concealed, questionable, shaded

Encyclopedia: Shady, New York