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  1. seedy(adj)

    full of seeds

    "as seedy as a fig"

    indisposed, sordid, peaked(p), under the weather, sickly, unwell, scruffy, ailing, seamy, sleazy, squalid, poorly(p)

    seeded, reputable, seedless, well, new, stoneless

  2. scruffy, seedy(adj)

    shabby and untidy

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

    indisposed, sordid, peaked(p), under the weather, sickly, scruffy, ailing, seamy, sleazy, squalid, poorly(p), unwell

    well, seeded, new, stoneless, seedless, reputable

  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"

    seeded, new, seedless, reputable, well, stoneless

  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"

    indisposed, chintzy, poorly(p), ailing, squalid, peaked(p), scruffy, dirty, tinny, bum, flyblown, sleazy, crummy, unwell, cheesy, seamy, cheap, sordid, under the weather, punk, sickly

    seeded, well, seedless, reputable, new, stoneless

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. seedy(a.)

    [Colloquial.] old (as garments), worn, faded, shabby

  2. seedy(a.)

    poor, needy, destitute, indigent, distressed, penniless, pinched, out of money, short of money, out of pocket, out of cash, out at the elbows, in need, in want, in distress

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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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