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Throwing Shade, is to throw "attitude."
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.
viết bởi cheekbeatah 21 Tháng chín, 2006
A form of bitching about someone in a way that leaves the throwee oblivious to who you're shading about. For example: "I have the friend, and we're like, really good friends, but she is such an attention whore!"
I just new Layla was throwing shade about me.
I really want to throw shade about Jack, but I don't know how.
viết bởi hannah.armar 01 Tháng tư, 2016
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!
viết bởi gryzzle 15 Tháng một, 2015
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!
viết bởi jayteedizzle 05 Tháng mười, 2010
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.
viết bởi flopassbitches 05 Tháng mười, 2011
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