Insulting name for police in Limerick, Ireland
I committed a crime so I had to hide from the shades
by gaz January 05, 2005
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acting in a casual or disrespectful manner towards someone/dissing a friend
throwing shade, acting kinda shady
by Anonymous April 01, 2003
Sun glasses but it sounds cooler.
Person 1; Nice shades
Person 2; Damm straight
by cartman5000 August 06, 2004
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!


My man been throwing me shade because I haven't been around as much.
by Jess639 January 02, 2013
sunglasses (always used in the plural)
They had rather tacky looking shades on the shelf.
by The Return of Light Joker May 20, 2011
1. (noun) A pair of sunglasses

2. (adjective) a word used to describe an act that is mean, deceiving, or otherwise messed up, or "shady." it is basically a derivative of the word shady when used as an adjective.
1. Hey, that's a nice pair of shades you got on

2. What?! your taking your girl to the game but not me?! You said that you and me were gonna go a month ago when you bought the tickets! That's shades!
by orange county's finest April 29, 2011
A Limerick word for the Gardai
boys theres Da Shades
by Shannonsider October 17, 2006

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