adjective, shadier, shadiest.
abounding in shade; shaded:
a shady tree.
shadowy; indistinct; spectral.
of dubious character; rather disreputable:
on the shady side of, Informal. beyond (the specified age); more than:
on the shady side of 40.
adjective shadier, shadiest
full of shade; shaded
affording or casting a shade
dim, quiet, or concealed
(informal) dubious or questionable as to honesty or legality
noun, plural shadflies. 1. mayfly (def 1).
or Shakespearian [sheyk-speer-ee-uh n] /ʃeɪkˈspɪər i ən/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or suggestive of Shakespeare or his works. noun 2. a Shakespearean scholar; a specialist in the study of the works of Shakespeare. Shakespearean /ʃeɪkˈspɪərɪən/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of Shakespeare or his works noun 2. a student of or specialist […]
[sheyk-speer-ee-an-uh, -ah-nuh, -ey-nuh] /ʃeɪkˌspɪər iˈæn ə, -ˈɑ nə, -ˈeɪ nə/ plural noun 1. a collection of historical artifacts, letters, etc., belonging or pertaining to William Shakespeare. Shakespeareana /ˈʃeɪkˌspɪərɪˈɑːnə; ʃeɪkˌspɪər-/ plural noun 1. collected writings or items relating to Shakespeare
noun 1. a sonnet form used by Shakespeare and having the rhyme scheme abab, cdcd, efef, gg. Shakespearean sonnet noun 1. a sonnet form developed in 16th-century England and employed by Shakespeare, having the rhyme scheme a b a b c d c d e f e f g g Also called Elizabethan sonnet, English […]