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shady

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Crime
shadyshad‧y /ˈʃeɪdi/ adjective (comparative shadier, superlative shadiest)  1 DARKprotected from the sun or producing shade a shady street It was nice and shady under the trees.see thesaurus at dark2 SCCSUSPECTprobably dishonest or illegal syn suspicious a shady character She’s been involved in some shady deals.
Examples from the Corpus
shadyWe'd suspected for a while she was involved in something a bit shady.His acceptance of a huge loan from a shady businessman looks suspicious to say the least.The dark, leafless cottonwoods and rustling wind give the shady canyon a decidedly spooky feel.And he likes to see him-self as a romantically shady character.It allows them to keep a beadier one on the shady characters behind the scenes.These plants will grow best in shady conditions.He has been mixed up in a number of shady deals in the Cayman Islands.She's been involved in some shady deals.Beyond him up the shady driveway is a three-story country house, a wide verandah all the way around it.It helped several shady entrepreneurs to buy assets all over the world.Wealthy nobles inhabited splendid villas surrounded by shady groves and fertile gardens.From a place on the shady side I watched the most forlorn spectacle I have ever seen.Others sat out on carpets beneath the shady trees enjoying the cool of the evening.shady treesshady characterAnd he likes to see him-self as a romantically shady character.Freddie lived by his wits and he was involved with many shady characters.A bit of a shady character, and a womanizer.It allows them to keep a beadier one on the shady characters behind the scenes.
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