Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Shady"

The meaning of "Shady" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does shady mean?
A: Suspicious, doubtful, fishy
Q: What does shady mean?
A: In what context?
Q: What does shady mean?
A: Suspicious
Q: What does shady mean?
A: Well, if you're under an umbrella and it's dark, it's shady under the umbrella.

The other “Shady” that I know is someone that tries to trick you. Usually, they want to see if you'll tell the truth or not. That person is shady because they know the truth even though, they still decide to ask for what they are looking for.
Q: What does shady mean?
A: could be dangerous

Example sentences using "Shady"

Q: Please show me example sentences with shady.
A: that big tree provides a nice shady spot.
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that mechanic is shady, don't take your car to him. desonesto.
Q: Please show me example sentences with shady.
A: The park was shady because it had many trees.
The man was a shady character(he was not someone you should trust.)
Q: Please show me example sentences with shady.
A: That area of the city can be a little shady and is best avoided, especially at night.

Synonyms of "Shady" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between shady and suspicious ?
A: They have the same meaning. Shady is more colloquial, suspucious is more formal.
Q: What is the difference between shady and shifty and fishy ?
A: Shady has a darker meaning. Criminals often act shady.
Q: What is the difference between shady and sketchy ?
A: As slang words, both mean exactly the same thing, just personal preference by the speaker to use either word. That alley looks sketchy. That alley looks shady.

Shady also formally means a place where there are shadows from the sun.
Q: What is the difference between "shady" and "dodgy" ?
A: Not much of a difference. "Shady" can also describe a nice spot away from the hot sun.

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