Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Sordid; base: "seamy tales of aberrant sexual practices, messy divorces, drug addiction, mental instability, and suicide attempts” ( Barbara Goldsmith).
  • adj. Having, marked with, or showing a seam.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Sordid, squalid or corrupt.
  • adj. Having or showing a seam.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having a seam; containing seams, or showing them.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a seam or seams; containing or showing seams.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. showing a seam
  • adj. morally degraded

Etymologies

seam +‎ -y (Wiktionary)

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