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Throwing Shade, is to throw "attitude."
I was all up in the club "Throwing Shade" last night.

I saw the bitch in the club last night, and she threw me shade. (OR) I saw the bitch, and threw her shade.

That bitch is throwin shade `cause she's ugly as fuck!!

If I were butt fucking ugly, I would throw shade too!

"Bitch" can be either be a biological female OR a gay male

Throwing Shade is typically a term gay men use.
by cheekbeatah September 21, 2006

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The act of talking shit to or about another.
We were driving to AC and Sam was throwing shade all over
by Drend February 17, 2017

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To diss someone without actually saying their name but making it obvious that that's who u are talking about
Shelly : some people are messy when they are drunk

Everyone: **looks at Bridget**

Bridget: are u throwing shade at me?!?
by #btw July 07, 2017

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spreading gossis/ rumors or even tell a truth that hurts someone's imago is called throwing shade.
Kelly is throwing shade at Kristy by exposing her for what she did.
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by OpheliaBooks August 01, 2017

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Black people were so used to working in the cotton fields that they became addicted to the sun for energy. Throwing shade refers to putting black people in the shade to restrict their energy production, preventing them from reaching black people super saiyan.
I was throwing shade on that bitch Shaniquala to get that bitch out of super saiyan mode
by BigKidBlakePerson October 04, 2016

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A form of bitching about someone in a way that leaves the throwee oblivious to who you're shading about. For example: "I have the friend, and we're like, really good friends, but she is such an attention whore!"
I just new Layla was throwing shade about me.
I really want to throw shade about Jack, but I don't know how.
by Just stop April 01, 2016

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An incredibly high level of sass, often resulting in a changed facial expression; pinched lips, furrowed eyebrows, and critical glaring.
Whenever she speaks, I just can''t stop throwing shade at her, man!
by gryzzle January 15, 2015

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