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shadowy

Saltos de línea: shad|owy
Pronunciación: /ˈʃadəʊi
 
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Definición de shadowy en inglés:

adjetivo (shadowier, shadowiest)

1Full of shadows: a long, shadowy, cobbled passage
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • 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.
Sinónimos
1.1Of uncertain identity or nature: a shadowy figure appeared through the mist the shadowy world of covert operations
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • 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.
Sinónimos
indistinct, hazy, indefinite, lacking definition, out of focus, vague, nebulous, ill-defined, faint, blurred, blurry, unclear, indistinguishable, unrecognizable, indeterminate, unsubstantial;
ghostly, phantom, spectral, wraithlike
rare nebulose

Derivados

shadowiness

1
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • 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.’

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