Definitions For Shadow


  • Refuge from danger or observation
  • Something existing in perception only
  • An indication that something has been present
  • A premonition of something adverse
  • An unilluminated area
  • An inseparable companion
  • A spy employed to follow someone and report their movements
  • A dominating and pervasive presence
  • Shade within clear boundaries
  • A dark shape that appears on a surface when someone or something moves between the surface and a source of light
  • An area of darkness created when a source of light is blocked
  • A very small amount of something


  • Follow, usually without the person's knowledge
  • Make appear small by comparison
  • Cast a shadow over
  • To cover (something) with a shadow
  • To follow and watch (someone) especially in a secret way
  • To follow and watch (someone who is doing a job) in order to learn how to do the job yourself

Is Shadow a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Shadow is worth 13 points in Scrabble and 12 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Shadow in a Sentence

  • The tree cast a long shadow across the lawn.
  • You can see your own shadow on a sunny day.
  • Part of the valley was in shadow.
  • Police shadowed the suspect for several days.
  • She spent the night shadowing other waiters at the restaurant.

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