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1. shady

adjective. ['ˈʃeɪdi'] (of businesses and businessmen) unscrupulous.

Synonyms

  • untrusty
  • untrustworthy

Antonyms

  • distinct
  • substantial
  • permanent

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • shade (English)
  • sceadu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Shady

  • motsoaledi
  • mcgrady
  • mccrady
  • ogrady
  • o'grady
  • genady
  • arkady
  • spady
  • grady
  • frady
  • crady
  • brady
  • rady
  • maidie
  • mady
  • madey
  • lady
  • kady
  • haidee
  • dady
  • cady
  • bady
  • eydie
  • adey

Sentences with shady


1. Adjective
Planting these brightens up a shady garden and adds color and personality to it as well.

Quotes about shady


1. I consider myself Istanbul's storyteller. My subject matter is my town. I consider it my job to explore the hidden patterns of my city's clandestine corners, its shady, mysterious places, the things I love.
- Orhan Pamuk

2. A shady business never yields a sunny life.
- B. C. Forbes

3. Infatuation is not quite the same thing as love; it's more like love's shady second cousin who's always borrowing money and can't hold down a job.
- Elizabeth Gilbert, Committed: A Skeptic Makes Peace with Marriage

2. shady

adjective. ['ˈʃeɪdi'] not as expected.

Synonyms

  • questionable
  • suspect
  • fishy
  • suspicious

Antonyms

  • undeniable
  • plaintiff
  • trust
  • believe

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • shade (English)
  • sceadu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. shady

adjective. ['ˈʃeɪdi'] filled with shade.

Synonyms

  • shadowed
  • umbrageous
  • shadowy

Antonyms

  • familiar
  • humorless
  • well
  • incontestable

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • shade (English)
  • sceadu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. shady

adjective. ['ˈʃeɪdi'] of questionable taste or morality.

Synonyms

  • disreputable

Antonyms

  • trustful
  • unangry

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • shade (English)
  • sceadu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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