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Shade(3)

other word formation type metaphor; noun
actions or words that outwardly denounce or disrespect another individual
 
Commonly used in the context “to throw shade” the act of casting shade on another
Etymology : a metaphor for casting shade on another as in darkening another’s perception of them
Source : Buzzfeed video “19 Ways to Throw Perfect Shade” http://www.buzzfeed.com/antwaunsargent/ways-to-throw-perfect-shade
Last modified: 25 November 2013


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