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ˈsi miseamy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. seamyadjective

    showing a seam

  2. seamy, seedy, sleazy, sordid, squalidadjective

    morally degraded

    "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"


  1. seamyadjective

    Sordid, squalid or corrupt.

  2. seamyadjective

    Having or showing a seam.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Seamyadjective

    Having a seam; shewing the seam.

    Etymology: from seam.

    Some such squire he was,
    That turn’d your wit the seamy side without,
    And made me to suspect you. William Shakespeare, Othello.


  1. seamy

    Seamy refers to the darkest, unpleasant, or sordid aspects of something, often kept hidden or unspoken about. It can also refer to showing a seam or the less pleasant, less respectable or less attractive side of something.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Seamyadjective

    having a seam; containing seams, or showing them

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of seamy in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of seamy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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