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Princeton's WordNet

  1. seedy(adj)

    full of seeds

    "as seedy as a fig"

  2. scruffy, seedy(adj)

    shabby and untidy

    "a surge of ragged scruffy children"; "he was soiled and seedy and fragrant with gin"- Mark Twain

  3. ailing, indisposed, peaked(p), poorly(p), sickly, unwell, under the weather, seedy(adj)

    somewhat ill or prone to illness

    "my poor ailing grandmother"; "feeling a bit indisposed today"; "you look a little peaked"; "feeling poorly"; "a sickly child"; "is unwell and can't come to work"

  4. seamy, seedy, sleazy, sordid, squalid(adj)

    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. seedy(Adjective)

    disreputable; run-down

    The healing power of alcohol only works on scrapes and nicks ;; and not on girls in seedy bars who drown themselves in it. (from "Choice Hops and Bottled Self Esteem by Bayside)

  2. seedy(Adjective)

    full of seeds

    pomegranates are as seedy as any fruit you are likely to see.

  3. seedy(Adjective)

    untidy; unkempt

    His seedy, dirt-smudged visage caused her to look at him askance.

  4. seedy(Adjective)

    infirm; gone to seed

    With her aching back and pronounced limp, she was feeling particularly seedy today.

  5. seedy(Adjective)

    suffering the effects of a hangover

    After last night's party we were all feeling pretty seedy.

  6. seedy(Adjective)

    Having a peculiar flavour supposed to be derived from the weeds growing among the vines; said of certain kinds of French brandy.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Seedy

    abounding with seeds; bearing seeds; having run to seeds

  2. Seedy

    having a peculiar flavor supposed to be derived from the weeds growing among the vines; -- said of certain kinds of French brandy

  3. Seedy

    old and worn out; exhausted; spiritless; also, poor and miserable looking; shabbily clothed; shabby looking; as, he looked seedy coat


  1. Seedy

    Seedy is a compilation album by the American ska punk band Operation Ivy. The album was released in 1996 through Karma Kredit Records. Karma Kredit was a pseudonym for David Hayes' Very Small Records. The compilation collects studio outtakes, live tracks, and demo recordings. All releases are currently out of print and occasionally surface on ebay.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of seedy in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of seedy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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  • desgreñado, indecente, mala fama, endeble, desorganizado, semilloso, mugriento, con resaca, desacreditado, despelotadoSpanish
  • huonovointinen, rähjäinen, huonokuntoinen, nuhruinen, runsassiemeninen, huonomaineinen, likainenFinnish
  • louche, glauqueFrench
  • kopottHungarian
  • indecente, bassofondoItalian

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