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Definition 1: full of seeds - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where seedy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • as seedy as a fig

(seedy is similar to ...) having black seeds

(seedy is similar to ...) having many seeds

(seedy is similar to ...) having or supplied with seeds

"a seeded breadfruit" "seeded rolls"

(seedy is similar to ...) having seeds as specified

"many-seeded" "black-seeded"

(seedy is similar to ...) having a single seed

(seedy is similar to ...) having relatively small seeds

(seedy is similar to ...) having three seeds

(seedy is similar to ...) having white seeds

Definition 2: morally degraded - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where seedy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a seedy district
  • the seamy side of life
  • sleazy characters hanging around casinos
  • sleazy storefronts with...dirt on the walls
  • the sordid details of his orgies stank under his very nostrils
  • the squalid atmosphere of intrigue and betrayal

Synonyms for seedy in the sense of this definition

(seedy is similar to ...) lacking respectability in character or behavior or appearance

Definition 3: somewhat ill or prone to illness - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where seedy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for seedy in the sense of this definition

(seedy is similar to ...) affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function

"ill from the monotony of his suffering"

Definition 4: shabby and untidy - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where seedy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a surge of ragged scruffy children
  • he was soiled and seedy and fragrant with gin

Synonyms for seedy in the sense of this definition

(seedy is similar to ...) affected by wear; damaged by long use

"worn threads on the screw" "a worn suit" "the worn pockets on the jacket"

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