Shady

Definition of Shady

Shad´y
a.1.Abounding in shade or shades; overspread with shade; causing shade.
The shady trees cover him with their shadow.
- Job. xl. 22.
And Amaryllis fills the shady groves.
- Dryden.
2.Sheltered from the glare of light or sultry heat.
Cast it also that you may have rooms shady for summer and warm for winter.
- Bacon.
3.Of or pertaining to shade or darkness;
Shady characters, disreputable, criminal.
- London Spectator.
On the shady side of
on the thither side of; as, on the shady side of fifty; that is, more than fifty.
To keep shady
to stay in concealment; also, to be reticent.

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