throw shade

throw shade

slang To subtly issue insults or expressions of disapproval. I was just checking my phone for a second when Joe totally threw shade at me, saying, "Some of us don't need to be glued to our phones every minute of the day." My mom is the queen of throwing shade. She loves to say, "Is that really what you're going to wear?"
See also: shade, throw
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ISLAMABAD -- While many stars in Pakistan have raised their voice against the bigotry displayed by Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra, Hania Aamir is using humour to throw shade at the actor and fans are nodding in approval.
Her latest comments seem to throw shade at the statement released by the Department of Finance earlier this week, which said that from 2015 to 2017, the Peza gave away P879.1 billion worth of tax incentives.
Just recently, Khloe's sister, Kim Kardashian, and best friend Malika Haqq took her on a "girls' trip." They also posted a video on Instagram Stories, though Kim later deleted it, where they seemed to (https://people.com/tv/kim-kardashian-shades-jordyn-woods-khloe-kardashian-girls-trip/) throw shade at Woods.
Only Mariah Carey could manage to throw shade while defending throwing shade.
The chief of Amazon's (AMZN) AWS Andy Jassy is fairly certain that claims Amazon will "be done with Oracle (ORCL) databases by 2019, and used his Re:Invent keynote to throw shade at Big Red," according to the Register.
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The lawyer expressed belief the alleged discovery could be another attempt of the camp of Marcos 'to throw shade in the recount process and further confuse the public.'
Kipamilya TV host/actor Luis Manzano has always been known for getting back at bashers who throw shade at him and especially at his lady love, actress Jessy Mendiola.
The lawyer believes this development could be another attempt of the camp of Marcos 'to throw shade at the recount process and further confuse the public.'
But let it not be said that, when push comes to shove, Arab artist aren't willing to throw shade at each other either, whipping up their crowds in a frenzy.
Also included are: throw shade, to make a public show of contempt for someone or something, often in a subtle or non-verbal manner; sharenting, the habitual use of social media to share news and images of one's children; snowflake generation, the young adults of the 2010s, viewed as being less resilient and more prone to taking offence than previous generations; dude food, junk food such as hot dogs, burgers, etc considered particularly appealing to men; uberization, the adoption of a business model in which services are offered on demand through direct contact between a customer and supplier, usually via mobile technology; and JOMO, the joy of missing out: pleasure gained from enjoying one's current activities without worrying that other people are having more fun.
If you throw shade correctly at another, sometimes they won't even know they've been insulted until a week later.
Senator Aquilino 'Koko' Pimentel III, Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) president, continues to throw shade at a group claiming to be the 'genuine' party officers, saying they were a 'comic relief on a heavy traffic Friday.'