adjective (shadowier, shadowiest)
- 1Full of shadows: a long, shadowy, cobbled passageMore example sentences
- These days, you just might hear bloodcurdling screams coming from one of the shadowy side streets, where a grizzly murder is indeed taking place.
- The entries off High Street offer shadowy potential and an historical dimension, as do the old Courthouse steps.
- He was still staring off down the shadowy street.
- 1.1Of uncertain identity or nature: a shadowy figure appeared through the mist the shadowy world of covert operationsMore example sentences
- It was Halloween, 1999, when a mysterious, shadowy figure appeared on the Montreal music scene.
- Beyond one shadowy figure, never identified, no other suspect was ever turned up.
- Within a matter of five minutes, a shadowy figure appeared in the room.
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- This gray shadowiness is mixed sometimes with rain or mist shot by the cinematographer, Pierre Milon, through a greenish or turquoise filter, sometimes with snow that is photographed in deep-blue twilight.
- Here again, the shadowiness of an ‘event’ distinguishes it from a punishable ‘act’ and/or ‘actor.’