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to talk trash about a friend or aquaintance, to publicly denounce or disrespect. When throwing shade it's immediately obvious to on-lookers that the thrower, and not the throwee, is the bitcy, uncool one
"How does Kimmy keep any friends? Last night at the party all she did was throw shade at people."
by mary's sister March 31, 2006
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To say a rude or slick comment towards another person with little or no one else catching the insult except who it was directed towards.
Girl 1: hey girl how you've been

Girl 2: I've been working a lot , just been making my money.

Girl 1: aww that's cool, I'd be working that hard too if I worked at McDonald's to pay my rent.

Girl 2 : why you gotta throw shade doe

Girl 1 : whattt?! I'm just saying!
by Ireadallday July 24, 2017
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To hate on someone for acting a fool.
That bitch was TRIPPING last night . . . THROW SHADE
by C Burnett April 27, 2007
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