adjective \ˈsē-dē\

: dirty or in bad condition

: not respectable or decent

: having bad morals


Full Definition of SEEDY

:  containing or full of seeds <a seedy fruit>
:  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


Other Botany Terms

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

Rhymes with SEEDY


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