adjective, seam·i·er, seam·i·est.
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Origin of seamy
OTHER WORDS FROM seamyseam·i·ness, noun
Words nearby seamy
Example sentences from the Web for seamy
This is nudity as lifestyle, health, openness — not seamy or steamy.
From college coaches to Herman Cain and now Bill Richardson, the seamy stories just keep on coming.Bill Richardson, Herman Cain, Jerry Sandusky: Sex Scandal Saturation|Howard Kurtz|December 2, 2011|DAILY BEAST
The seamy side of British democracy was appropriately symbolized.
And the disclosure that Abedin is pregnant added an overlay of pathos to the seamy tale.
While some have sailed right past the seamy details, others have seen their careers damaged beyond repair.
The mountain ranges were bathed in sunshine and the scarred and seamy face of stern old Errigal seemed almost to smile.
It is strange, but undoubtedly true, that the English nation has no "seamy side."
He'd go through 'Frisco, and out at the far end, without so much as guessing the place had a seamy side to it.Wandering Heath|Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
I read him with keen interest, only wishing that he saw the seamy side of things rather less habitually.George Eliot's Life, Vol. II (of 3)|George Eliot
Below this were strata of trachitic breccia and augite; the formation was then seamy to an unknown depth.