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Shadeau means a very unlucky person or a very unlucky event that has happened to someone. It can be applied to any situation that, in normal circumstances with an average lucky person, would not have happened or would have lead to a funny situation at most. To be a Shadeau is to assume an unlucky life such as purchasing a house contamined with asbesto, losing your job frequently, buying fraudulent equipment without knowing it, etc...
Poor guy, he just got himself a Shadeau by purchasing this washing machine with no motor inside.

This guy is definitely a Shadeau, he got into an accident while his house burnt down and his dog got stolen
by Bark S. March 02, 2009
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