Synonyms for (adjective) seedy

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: disreputable

Definition: lacking respectability in character or behavior or appearance


Synonyms: seedy

Definition: full of seeds

Usage: as seedy as a fig

Similar words: black-seeded

Definition: having black seeds


Similar words: several-seeded, multi-seeded

Definition: having many seeds


Similar words: seeded

Definition: having or supplied with seeds

Usage: a seeded breadfruit; seeded rolls


Similar words: seeded

Definition: having seeds as specified

Usage: many-seeded; black-seeded


Similar words: single-seeded, one-seed, one-seeded

Definition: having a single seed


Similar words: small-seeded

Definition: having relatively small seeds


Similar words: three-seeded

Definition: having three seeds


Similar words: white-seeded

Definition: having white seeds


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: sick, ill

Definition: affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function

Usage: ill from the monotony of his suffering


Synonyms: scruffy, seedy

Definition: shabby and untidy

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

Similar words: worn

Definition: affected by wear; damaged by long use

Usage: worn threads on the screw; a worn suit; the worn pockets on the jacket