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Definition of shadowy adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    shadowy

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//ˈʃædəʊi//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈʃædoʊi//
     
     
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  1. 1dark and full of shadows Someone was waiting in the shadowy doorway. The candle blew out, plunging the room into a shadowy darkness.
  2. 2[usually before noun] difficult to see because there is not much light Shadowy figures approached them out of the fog.
  3. 3[usually before noun] that not much is known about the shadowy world of terrorism
  4. Extra examples Someone was hiding in the shadowy doorway. The bar was a shadowy place with orange lights on the tables. The lights went out, plunging the room into a shadowy darkness.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: shadowy