Definition of seedy in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈsiːdi

adjective (seedier, seediest)

  • 2 dated Unwell: she felt weak and seedy



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  • His art, though never exactly sweet, has become more darkly - critics say seedily - erotic as the years have progressed.


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  • Many of the crimes he investigated were around Deansgate in the 1870s when it was the most dangerous area of the city, infamous for its squalor and seediness, disease and depravity.
  • At the bar there's loud music and bad boys and girls and a sweet seediness, and nobody's talking about being good, even though the mix of music and humanity brims with a palpable goodness.
  • A big port and associated seediness do not together a tourist attraction make, but only a few streets away - on the other side of a narrow neck of land - lies Playa de las Canteras.

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