- the representation of the absence of light on a form.
- the dark part of a picture, especially as representing the absence of illumination: Rembrandt's figures often emerge gradually from the shadows.
verb (used with object)
Words nearby shadow
Origin of shadow
OTHER WORDS FROM shadowshad·ow·er, nounshad·ow·less, adjectiveshad·ow·like, adjectivepre·shad·ow, noun, verb (used with object)
synonym study for shadow
Examples from the Web for shadower
As a shadower, he had the skill of one who had been all his life in the business.Frank Merriwell's Cruise|Burt L. Standish
Up this Matheson strode, still deep in thought, and his shadower followed.
He did not look back, but he seemed to see the shadower on his trail.Frank Merriwell's Bravery|Burt L. Standish
I am a shadower; I will be on his track, and the next time I will have my points down well.Cad Metti, The Female Detective Strategist|Harlan Page Halsey
The wicked curved knife doubtless concealed under the belt of the apache turned the scale decisively in the mind of the shadower.
British Dictionary definitions for shadower
Derived forms of shadowshadower, nounshadowless, adjective
Word Origin for shadow
Idioms and Phrases with shadower
In addition to the idiom beginning with shadow
- shadow of one's self
- afraid of one's own shadow
- beyond a (shadow of a) doubt