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English definition of “shady”

shady

adjective (DISHONEST)    /ˈʃeɪ.di/ informal
dishonest or illegal: They know some very shady characters. He was involved in shady deals in the past.DishonestLegal and illegal
(Definition of shady adjective (DISHONEST) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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