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shadowy

[ shad-oh-ee ]
/ 藞蕛忙d o蕣 i /
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adjective, shad路ow路i路er, shad路ow路i路est.
resembling a shadow in faintness, slightness, etc.: shadowy outlines.
unsubstantial, unreal, or illusory: shadowy preoccupations.
abounding in shadow; shady: a shadowy path.
enveloped in shadow.
casting a shadow.
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Origin of shadowy

First recorded in 1325鈥75, shadowy is from the Middle English word shadewy.See shadow, -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM shadowy

shad路ow路i路ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for shadowy

shadowy
/ (藞蕛忙d蓹蕣瑟) /

adjective
full of shadows; dark; shady
resembling a shadow in faintness; vague
illusory or imaginary
mysterious or secretivea shadowy underworld figure

Derived forms of shadowy

shadowiness, noun
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