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Meaning of shady

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: (of businesses and businessmen) unscrupulous; "a shady
             operation" [syn: {fly-by-night}, {shady}]
      2: of questionable taste or morality; "a louche nightclub"; "a
         louche painting" [syn: {louche}, {shady}]
      3: not as expected; "there was something fishy about the
         accident"; "up to some funny business"; "some definitely
         queer goings-on"; "a shady deal"; "her motives were suspect";
         "suspicious behavior" [syn: {fishy}, {funny}, {shady},
         {suspect}, {suspicious}]
      4: filled with shade; "the shady side of the street"; "the
         surface of the pond is dark and shadowed"; "we sat on rocks
         in a shadowy cove"; "cool umbrageous woodlands" [syn:
         {shady}, {shadowed}, {shadowy}, {umbrageous}]

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