Definition of shades of — in English:

shades of —

phrase

  • Used to suggest reminiscence of or comparison with someone or something specified.

    ‘a long, drawn-out orchestral climax (shades of Wagner or Strauss)’
    • ‘The $3 billion cock-up - shades of the BNZ bailout?’
    echoes, a reminder, memories, intimations, suggestions, hints
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