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seedy

adjective \ˈsē-dē\

: dirty or in bad condition

: not respectable or decent

: having bad morals

seed·i·erseed·i·est

Full Definition of SEEDY

1
:  containing or full of seeds <a seedy fruit>
2
:  inferior in condition or quality: as
a :  shabby, run-down <seedy clothes>
b :  somewhat disreputable <a seedy district> <a seedy lawyer>
c :  slightly unwell :  debilitated <felt seedy and went home early>
seed·i·ly \ˈsē-dəl-ē\ adverb
seed·i·ness \ˈsē-dē-nəs\ noun

Examples of SEEDY

  1. He was wearing a seedy suit.
  2. a seedy area of the city

First Known Use of SEEDY

1574

Other Botany Terms

annual, burgeon, chloroplast, nomenclature, succulent, sylvan, xylem

Rhymes with SEEDY

SEEDIER Defined for Kids

seedy

adjective \ˈsē-dē\
seed·i·erseed·i·est

Definition of SEEDY for Kids

1
:  having or full of seeds <a seedy orange>
2
:  poor in condition or quality <a seedy hotel>

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