seedy

[ see-dee ]
/ ˈsi di /

adjective, seed·i·er, seed·i·est.

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Origin of seedy

First recorded in 1565–75; seed + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM seedy

seed·i·ly, adverbseed·i·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for seedy

seedy
/ (ˈsiːdɪ) /

adjective seedier or seediest

shabby or unseemly in appearanceseedy clothes
(of a plant) at the stage of producing seeds
informal not physically fit; sickly

Derived forms of seedy

seedily, adverbseediness, noun
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