- on the shady side of, Informal. beyond (the specified age); more than: on the shady side of 40.
Origin of shady
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Examples from the Web for shadiest
On the shadiest side homed most of the ferns and the Cotyledon.Her Father's Daughter
These should always have the coolest, shadiest corner in the garden.
He walked on rapidly back into the shadiest and darkest walk.Agatha's Husband
Dinah Maria Craik (AKA: Dinah Maria Mulock)
Then they return to the shadiest nook they can find till nightfall.Little Folks
The day was warm—thermometer 92° in shadiest place at the depot.
- full of shade; shaded
- affording or casting a shade
- dim, quiet, or concealed
- informal dubious or questionable as to honesty or legality
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Word Origin and History for shadiest
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