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Definition of shady

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Other terms relating to 'British, UK slang (list of)':

Definitions include: unclean, foul, gross.
Definitions include: bad, old, worn-out, or stupid.
Definitions include: an idiotic or incompetent person.
Definitions include: nickname for a surgeon, used by doctors in the UK.
Definitions include: to leave.
Definitions include: a know-it-all.
Definitions include: an asshole.
Definitions include: acronym for "can't be arsed".
Definitions include: a person who drinks frequently.
Definitions include: acronym for "Guardian Reader Of Low Intelligence in Ethnic Skirt", an insult used by doctors in the UK on medical charts.
Definitions include: tired.
Definitions include: to spend time on a non-productive activity; "waste time".
Definitions include: to masturbate.
Definitions include: British Military slang for a knife, fork and spoon.
Definitions include: "television".

Other terms relating to 'dangerous':

Definitions include: very good, excellent; "cool".
Definitions include: suspicious; "shady".
Definitions include: to act foolish; under the influence of alcohol or drugs; or to do something dangerous.
Definitions include: of questionable character, strange.

Other terms relating to 'suspicious, immoral, illegal':

Definitions include: to recline, as in a reclining chair.
Definitions include: to feel bad, not right or normal.
Definitions include: of questionable character, strange.
Definitions include: sketch + balls, i.e. "very sketchy".
Definitions include: deceitful, untrustworthy.
Definitions include: "shitty".
Definitions include: suspicious; "shady".
Definitions include: to be suspicious.

Other terms relating to 'to lie':

Definitions include: to take a quote out of context in order to make it present a point of view that isn't compatible with the original quote.
Definitions include: to have sex (with).
Definitions include: to delay in getting to the point.
Definitions include: to make unfounded or exaggerated remarks or claims.
Definitions include: of misdeeds or misfortune, to minimize their severity.
Definitions include: to lie to; deceive.
Definitions include: to lie to.
Definitions include: Most uses of "shit" also work with "crap", except where noted below.
Definitions include: to deceive a person, usually in a playful manner.
Definitions include: the bending of truth for the sake of art.
Definitions include: to give bad advice.
Definitions include: to be deliberately obscure or cryptic when telling a person something or answering a question.
Definitions include: to anger.
Definitions include: lying or prone to lying.
Definitions include: to lie.

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Definitions include: "ignorant".
Definitions include: a fan of Jimmy Buffet.
Definitions include: very; "-tastic".
Definitions include: to jab the vagina ("poon").
Definitions include: This describes a comical way to say that someone plans to drink until they function like a brain surgery patient.
Definitions include: something special that sets one apart or gives one an edge.
Definitions include: emphatic way of saying whack.
Definitions include: a bad person.
Definitions include: a fat person. Someone not good looking. Half buffalo and half gorilla
Definitions include: to pearl, eat it, go head over heels, endo, wipeout.

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