A wonderful article here tells us how many of us are using the phrase, “throwing shade” incorrectly. It’s really worth a read, as there’s more history there than you might imagine. A lot more than meets the eye, if you will.
Relatedly, I think by now most of us are aware of a certain look that goes with the idea of throwing shade these days:
But what if I want to communicate the emotion behind throwing shade quickly, and easily? I suppose I could go try to find a .gif that would suit, but I don’t have any readily at hand. Maybe an emoji would do…
Nope. None of them captures what I’m trying to express.
Thankfully, now there’s the Morphii Keyboard App http://apple.co/2aZwuIx where you’ll find this handy little expression (shown here at max intensity):