shady

[shey-dee]
adjective, shadier, shadiest.
1.
abounding in shade; shaded: shady paths.
2.
giving shade: a shady tree.
3.
shadowy; indistinct; spectral.
4.
of dubious character; rather disreputable: shady dealings.
Idioms
5.
on the shady side of, Informal. beyond (the specified age); more than: on the shady side of 40.

Origin:
1570–80; shade + -y1

shadily, adverb
shadiness, noun
unshadily, adverb
unshadiness, noun
unshady, adjective
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shady (ˈʃeɪdɪ)
 
adj , shadier, shadiest
1.  full of shade; shaded
2.  affording or casting a shade
3.  dim, quiet, or concealed
4.  informal dubious or questionable as to honesty or legality
 
'shadily
 
adv
 
'shadiness
 
n

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shady
"affording shade, 1579, from shade (q.v.). Meaning "disreputable" (1862) probably is from earlier university slang sense of "of questionable merit, unreliable" (1848).
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Example sentences
The sheltered, shady area kept residents cool in the hot, dry desert climate.
There was a fellow round there who was a wonderful horse trainer, but good for
  nothing else, being shady in other ways.
By the same token, not all agents are shady operators.
Moist, shady places such as streamsides and canyon bottoms.
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