seamy


seamy

adjective \ˈsē-mē\

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

seam·i·erseam·i·est

Full Definition of SEAMY

1
archaic :  having the rough side of the seam showing
2
a :  unpleasant
b :  degraded, sordid <the seamy side of urban life>
seam·i·ness noun

Examples of SEAMY

  1. She was involved in a seamy corruption scandal.

First Known Use of SEAMY

1605

Rhymes with SEAMY

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