HyperDic: shadowy

English > 3 senses of the word shadowy:
ADJECTIVEallshadowy, shady, shadowed, umbrageousfilled with shade
allshadowy, dim, faint, vague, wispylacking clarity or distinctness
allshadowy, wraithlikelacking in substance
shadowy > pronunciation
Soundsshae'dowiy
Rhymesblowy ... snowy: 6 rhymes with owiy...
English > shadowy: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningFilled with shade.
Example "we sat on rocks in a shadowy cove"
Synonymsshady, shadowed, umbrageous
Broadershadedprotected from heat and light with shade or shadow
Spanishensombrecido, ombrío, sombreado, sombrío, sombroso, umbrío, umbroso
Catalanobac, obagós, ombrat, ombrejat, ombriu, ombrívol
Nounsshadowshade within clear boundaries
shadowinessrelative darkness caused by light rays being intercepted by an opaque body
English > shadowy: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaninglacking clarity or distinctness.
Example "shadowy figures in the gloom"
Synonymsdim, faint, vague, wispy
Broaderindistinctnot clearly / clearly / clearly defined / defined / defined or easy to perceive or understand
Spanishborroso, débil, sombrío, ténue, vago
Catalanborrós, dèbil, ombrívol, tènue, vague
English > shadowy: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaninglacking in substance.
Examples
  • "strange fancies of unreal and shadowy worlds"- W.A.Butler
  • "dim shadowy forms"
Synonymwraithlike
Broaderinsubstantial, unsubstantial, unreallacking material form or substance
Nounsshadowsomething existing in perception only

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