Antonyms of adj shady

4 senses of shady

Sense 1
fly-by-night, shady -- ((of businesses and businessmen) unscrupulous; "a shady operation")

INDIRECT (VIA untrustworthy) -> trustworthy, trusty -- (worthy of trust or belief; "a trustworthy report"; "an experienced and trustworthy traveling companion")

Sense 2
louche, shady -- (of questionable taste or morality; "a louche nightclub"; "a louche painting")

INDIRECT (VIA disreputable) -> reputable -- (having a good reputation; "a reputable business"; "a reputable scientist"; "a reputable wine")

Sense 3
fishy, funny, shady, suspect, suspicious -- (not as expected; "there was something fishy about the accident"; "up to some funny business"; "some definitely queer goings-on"; "a shady deal"; "her motives were suspect"; "suspicious behavior")

INDIRECT (VIA questionable) -> unquestionable -- (incapable of being questioned; "unquestionable authority")

Sense 4
shady, shadowed, shadowy, umbrageous -- (filled with shade; "the shady side of the street"; "the surface of the pond is dark and shadowed"; "we sat on rocks in a shadowy cove"; "cool umbrageous woodlands")

INDIRECT (VIA shaded) -> unshaded -- (not darkened or dimmed by shade; "an unshaded meadow"; "a bright and unshaded lane")

Similarity of adj shady

4 senses of shady

Sense 1
fly-by-night, shady -- ((of businesses and businessmen) unscrupulous; "a shady operation")
       => untrustworthy (vs. trustworthy), untrusty -- (not worthy of trust or belief; "an untrustworthy person")

Sense 2
louche, shady -- (of questionable taste or morality; "a louche nightclub"; "a louche painting")
       => disreputable (vs. reputable) -- (lacking respectability in character or behavior or appearance)

Sense 3
fishy, funny, shady, suspect, suspicious -- (not as expected; "there was something fishy about the accident"; "up to some funny business"; "some definitely queer goings-on"; "a shady deal"; "her motives were suspect"; "suspicious behavior")
       => questionable (vs. unquestionable) -- (subject to question; "questionable motives"; "a questionable reputation"; "a fire of questionable origin")

Sense 4
shady, shadowed, shadowy, umbrageous -- (filled with shade; "the shady side of the street"; "the surface of the pond is dark and shadowed"; "we sat on rocks in a shadowy cove"; "cool umbrageous woodlands")
       => shaded (vs. unshaded) -- (protected from heat and light with shade or shadow; "shaded avenues"; "o'er the shaded billows rushed the night"- Alexander Pope)

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