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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To diss someone without actually saying their name but making it obvious that that's who u are talking about.
Mel: I can’t believe he’s doing the quiz without me? Kmt...

Esther: yeah ikr !!! What a wasteman

Adrian: are you throwing shade at me ?
by littlemixfan101 August 02, 2019
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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 16, 2017
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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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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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To insult or judge someone discreetly or indirectly.
"I don't rely on tits to have hits." - Adele
This could be interpreted as "throwing shade" at Katy Perry.
by flopassbitches October 05, 2011
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