- 1shadow somebody to follow and watch someone closely and often secretly He was shadowed for a week by the secret police.
- 2shadow somebody to be with someone who is doing a particular job, so that you can learn about it It is often helpful for teachers to shadow managers in industry. cover with shadow
- 3shadow something to cover something with a shadow A wide-brimmed hat shadowed her face. The bay was shadowed by magnificent cliffs. see also overshadow
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NAmE//ˈʃædoʊ//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they shadow
he / she / it shadows
past simple shadowed
-ing form shadowing