Definition of 'shadowy'

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Some of this shadowy group are surfacing. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Those shadowy figures in the steam had an incredible impact. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Yet it retains links with the shadowy world of organ trafficking. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It made me more aware of a shadowy corner of anxiety in my soul. John Cornwell Seminary Boy (2006)Regulators are rather shadowy figures in the world of business. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The current proposal brings this shadowy world of influence into the open. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Over each is crouched a shadowy figure. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But what is the shadowy figure up to? The Sun (2014)That it was a rare glimpse into the shadowy world of international espionage makes it all the more seductive. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Her voice is dark and shadowy. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It's too shadowy an organisation for my liking. Times, Sunday Times (2006)These products were shadowy and mysterious, as was much of the shadow banking system. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Why such disrespect, and what was the true story of this shadowy figure? Times, Sunday Times (2014)Was that shadowy figure hunched over a cigarette Him? Times, Sunday Times (2013)No doubt these shadowy figures whispered the same fanciful argument into the ear of the coalition Government. Times, Sunday Times (2010)How incredibly flattering it must be to find out that shadowy American security figures are actively worried about you. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There is a shadowy nether world of entertainers who come out with the coffee and mints and do turns like medieval fools for top table. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Who can tell, in this shadowy world, how much of this is true? Times, Sunday Times (2011)In the shadowy world of studio consultants, where many players prefer to remain anonymous, views are split. Times, Sunday Times (2009)For the time being, he was suspended in this shadowy twilight world, somewhere between life and death. Deborah Cadbury THE LOST KING OF FRANCE: Revolution, Revenge and the Search for Louis XVII (2002)

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Translations for 'shadowy'

British English: shadowy ADJECTIVE
A shadowy place is dark or full of shadows.
I watched him from a shadowy corner.
  • American English: shadowy
  • Brazilian Portuguese: sombrio
  • Chinese: 阴暗的
  • European Spanish: oscuro
  • French: sombre
  • German: schattig
  • Italian: buio
  • Japanese: 陰になった
  • Korean: 어두운
  • European Portuguese: sombrio
  • Latin American Spanish: oscuro


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