Definitions for (adjective) seedy

Main entry: seamy, seedy, sordid, squalid, sleazy

Definition: morally degraded

Usage: a seedy district; the seamy side of life; sleazy characters hanging around casinos; sleazy storefronts with...dirt on the walls- Seattle Weekly; the sordid details of his orgies stank under his very nostrils- James Joyce; the squalid atmosphere of intrigue and betrayal


Main entry: seedy

Definition: full of seeds

Usage: as seedy as a fig


Main entry: ailing, under the weather, indisposed, poorly, unwell, peaked, sickly, seedy

Definition: somewhat ill or prone to illness

Usage: my poor ailing grandmother; feeling a bit indisposed today; you look a little peaked; feeling poorly; a sickly child; is unwell and can't come to work


Main entry: scruffy, seedy

Definition: shabby and untidy

Usage: a surge of ragged scruffy children; he was soiled and seedy and fragrant with gin- Mark Twain