shadowy: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (shad'ō-ē), [key]
— -ow•i•er, -ow•i•est.
  1. resembling a shadow in faintness, slightness, etc.: shadowy outlines.
  2. unsubstantial, unreal, or illusory: shadowy preoccupations.
  3. abounding in shadow; shady: a shadowy path.
  4. enveloped in shadow.
  5. casting a shadow.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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