Top definition
Sun glasses but it sounds cooler.
Person 1; Nice shades
Person 2; Damm straight
by cartman5000 August 06, 2004
Get the mug
Get a shades mug for your dad Jerry.
3
A light comment with slight disrespect towards an individual
Rose threw shade at Mona when she said there isn't a guy in her degree program Mona hadn't kissed.
by Rogue Babe August 01, 2016
Get the mug
Get a Shade mug for your girlfriend Rihanna.
buy the domain for your travel blog
4
Nature's protection against the sun. A free alternative to a umbrella.
Tyrone "Bro I need that shade bad my back is sunburned as shit."
by A Human Male August 08, 2018
Get the mug
Get a Shade mug for your Aunt Yasemin.
5
trying to act in a slick, or casual manner by using something against someone, disrespecting, insulting, judging, etc.
Man bro the teacher just threw shade at me for not passing the test
by kigox August 18, 2016
Get the mug
Get a Shade mug for your fish Günter.
6
Can be used as a noun or verb.

Noun form = illegitimate behavior

Verb form = typically accompanied with the word "throw" or "throwing," as in to "throw someone shade" meaning to act shady, fake, or funny around or towards them.
Person 1: They went to the club and ain't even invite us!
Person 2: Shade!

OR

My man been throwing me shade because I haven't been around as much.
by Jess639 January 02, 2013
Get the mug
Get a shade mug for your brother Manley.