Definition of seedy:
- Abounding with seeds; bearing seeds; having run to seeds.
- Having a peculiar flavor supposed to be derived from the weeds growing among the vines; - said of certain kinds of French brandy.
- Old and worn out; exhausted; spiritless; also, poor and miserable looking; shabbily clothed; shabby looking; as, he looked seedy coat.
debilitated, peaked, squalid, sickly, scruffy, bedraggled, dilapidated, chintzy, flyblown, mangy, down-at-heel, tinny, cheap, broken-down, decaying, tattered, ailing, unhealthy, worn, seeded, unwell, seamy, poorly, enfeebled, under the weather, indisposed, better, dingy, ratty, shoddy, all the worse for wear, threadbare, sordid, tacky, scrubby, rundown, cheesy, decrepit, shabby, faded, bum, dirty, disreputable, sleazy, crummy, tatty, infirm, punk.
- "A Fool and His Money", George Barr McCutcheon.
The wimmen managers wuz the first wimmen that wuz ever officially commissioned by Congress, and never have wimmen swung out so, or, to be poetical, never have they cut so wide and broad a swath on the seedy old fields of Time, as they do to this Fair.- "Samantha at the World's Fair", Marietta Holley.
- "Jill's Red Bag", Amy Le Feuvre.