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seamy

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adjective \ˈsē-mē\

Simple Definition of seamy

  • : of or relating to unpleasant and usually illegal things (such as crime, drugs, etc.)

Full Definition of seamy

seam·i·erseam·i·est

  1. 1 archaic :  having the rough side of the seam showing

  2. 2a :  unpleasantb :  degraded, sordid <the seamy side of urban life>

seam·i·ness noun

Examples of seamy

  1. She was involved in a seamy corruption scandal.



1605

First Known Use of seamy

1605

Rhymes with seamy


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