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Throw shade (slang)

Type: phrase, slang

Pronunciation: /throw-shade/

Also spelled or known as: Throw-shade

Related: Shade

What does Throw shade mean?

To display subtle verbal or nonverbal disrespect.

Throw shade Synonyms: Diss

Example sentence: “I see Lil mama tryna throw shade.”

Throw shade in songs:

“It’s summertime, why they tryna throw shade?” – Travis Scott, Way Back.

“We don’t play around, you get laid down, You gon’ stay down, throw shade now” – 6ix9ine, 93.

“We don’t want bitches that throw shade, If she lookin’ like Santa we fuck her face” – Quavo, Vaccine.

Rap nigga try to throw shade, why he daring me?” – Lil Tjay, No Escape.

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