Definition of shady:
doubtable, queer, funny, comical, honest, surreptitious, in strict confidence, debatable, risible, exposed, shadowy, underground, mirthful, opaque, dodgy, sly, clandestine, mysterious, underhanded, shoddy, amusing, dishonest, leery, rummy, sable, dubitable, windy, rogue, discreditable, louche, untrustworthy, shy, unrespectable, fast, wary, faint, stealthy, umbrageous, wraithlike, incensed, suspicious, curious, shaky, peculiar, odd, secretive, secret, slippery, suspect, disgraceful, singular, wispy, problematic, classified, sneaking, bent, duplicitous, uncertain, leeward, indignant, light, furtive, disputable, comic, untrusty, fly-by-night, swart, rum, fraudulent, crooked, double-dealing, opprobrious, fishy, shameful, laughable, underhand, disreputable, untrusting, guileful, shadowed, outraged, confidential, ignominious, doubtful, equivocal, mistrustful, sharp, questionable, shaded, vague, deceptive.
- dark (part of speech: adjective)
- shaded (part of speech: verb)
- shady (part of speech: adjective)
- disreputable (part of speech: adjective)
Soft- footed Arabs attended to his wants; white walls let in light and air without a sign of heat; there was a feeling of a large, spread tent pitched on the very sand; and the wind that stirred the oleanders in the shady gardens also crept in to rustle the palm leaves of his favourite corner seat.- "Four Weird Tales", Algernon Blackwood.
- "The Bent Twig", Dorothy Canfield.
- "The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol", William J. Locke.