Online English learning Courses
    courses   dictionary
Double-click any word on the page to look it up in the dictionary.

Audio » Dictionary » S » Sedulousness ... Segmental Arch

SEEDY (seedier, seediest)

Pronunciation (US): 

 Dictionary entry overview: What does seedy mean? 

SEEDY (adjective)
  The adjective SEEDY has 4 senses:

1. full of seeds
2. shabby and untidy
3. somewhat ill or prone to illness
4. morally degraded

  Familiarity information: SEEDY used as an adjective is uncommon.

 Dictionary entry details 

SEEDY (adjective)

Sense 1seedy [BACK TO TOP]


Full of seeds

Context example:

as seedy as a fig


white-seeded (having white seeds)

three-seeded (having three seeds)

small-seeded (having relatively small seeds)

one-seed; one-seeded; single-seeded (having a single seed)

seeded (having seeds as specified)

seeded (having or supplied with seeds)

multi-seeded; several-seeded (having many seeds)

black-seeded (having black seeds)


seedless (lacking seeds)

Sense 2seedy [BACK TO TOP]


Shabby and untidy


scruffy; seedy

Context examples:

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


worn (affected by wear; damaged by long use)

Sense 3seedy [BACK TO TOP]


Somewhat ill or prone to illness


unwell; under the weather; poorly; peaked; indisposed; ailing; sickly; seedy

Context examples:

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


ill; sick (affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function)

Sense 4seedy [BACK TO TOP]


Morally degraded


sordid; squalid; seamy; sleazy; seedy

Context examples:

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


disreputable (lacking respectability in character or behavior or appearance)

 Learn English with... Proverbs of the week 
"Truth is stranger than fiction." (English proverb)

"There is nothing as eloquent as a rattlesnake's tail." (Native American proverb, Navajo)

"A problem is solved when it gets tougher." (Arabic proverb)

"East or West, home is best." (Czech proverb)

 SEEDY: related words searches 

Page delivered in 0.0421 seconds

AudioEnglish Definitions... Just One Click Away!
Now you can lookup any word in our dictionary, right from the search box in your browser! Click here to add the dictionary to your list of search providers.

Dictionary: go up
Dictionary: go down


Other popular searches: