shady character

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shady character

A dubious, suspicious, or potentially immoral or unlawful person. The security guard caught a shady character hanging around the back entrance to the warehouse. I've always thought he was a bit of a shady character, so I was a bit nervous when Janet said she was going to work for him.
See also: character, shady

shady character

 and a suspicious character
Fig. an untrustworthy person; a person who makes people suspicious. There is a suspicious character lurking about in the hallway. Please call the police.
See also: character, shady
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As much as Ezria has been a beloved couple, Ezra (Ian Harding) has always been a suspicious character, and his history with the Liars dates all the way back to when the girls were in high school, and before Alison went missing.
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