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2.
Sun glasses but it sounds cooler.
Person 1; Nice shades
Person 2; Damm straight
by cartman5000 August 06, 2004
 
1.
acting in a casual or disrespectful manner towards someone/dissing a friend
throwing shade, acting kinda shady
by Anonymous April 01, 2003
 
3.
Can be used as a noun or verb.

Noun form = illegitimate behavior

Verb form = typically accompanied with the word "throw" or "throwing," as in to "throw someone shade" meaning to act shady, fake, or funny around or towards them.
Person 1: They went to the club and ain't even invite us!
Person 2: Shade!

OR

My man been throwing me shade because I haven't been around as much.
by Jess639 January 02, 2013
 
4.
Insulting name for police in Limerick, Ireland
I committed a crime so I had to hide from the shades
by gaz January 05, 2005
 
5.
sunglasses (always used in the plural)
They had rather tacky looking shades on the shelf.
by The Return of Light Joker May 20, 2011
 
6.
Sunglasses, a tanned set of glass (or plastic) sheets, fitted in a structure that rests on your ears and nose, shielding your eyes from bright light.
Often worn by people in summer times.
"That guy has a nice set of shades"
by Ruben "H Hog" van Ophuizen March 24, 2003
 
7.
A person who is shady in their actions on a day to day basis.
Where did mike go? He's being shade' again.
by Jasonheif September 09, 2010