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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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A person who gets the vaccine and and flaunts it will high end shopping, trips, and parties
Once Lisa got the vax she turned into such a vaxinista
by M. Wolly March 23, 2021
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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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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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Picking out one's flaws in a derogatory manner. Also called reading. Used extensively in the gay community and especially in drag queen culture.
-Girl, you call yourself legendary! More like leg and dairy!
-Bitch, why you throwing shade?

-Was your barbeque canceled? Because your grill is fucked up!
-You throwing beaucoup shade!

-Jessica, those clothes look like a donkey fucked a piñata and threw up!
-Is the library closed yet? Because I'm tired of you throwing shade!
by jayteedizzle October 05, 2010
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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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