Definitions

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

  • adj. Having many seeds.
  • adj. Resembling seeds or a seed.
  • adj. Worn and shabby; unkempt: "He was soiled and seedy and fragrant with gin” ( Mark Twain).
  • adj. Tired or sick; unwell.
  • adj. Somewhat disreputable; squalid: a seedy hotel in a run-down neighborhood.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. disreputable; run-down
  • adj. full of seeds
  • adj. untidy; unkempt
  • adj. infirm; gone to seed
  • adj. suffering the effects of a hangover
  • adj. Having a peculiar flavour supposed to be derived from the weeds growing among the vines; said of certain kinds of French brandy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Abounding with seeds; bearing seeds; having run to seeds.
  • adj. Having a peculiar flavor supposed to be derived from the weeds growing among the vines; -- said of certain kinds of French brandy.
  • adj. Old and worn out; exhausted; spiritless; also, poor and miserable looking; shabbily clothed; shabby looking.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Abounding with seeds; running to seed.
  • Having a peculiar flavor, supposed to be derived from weeds growing among the vines: applied to French brandy.
  • Full of spawn, as a seed-fish.
  • Run to seed; no longer fresh, new, or prosperous; worn-out; shabby; poor: as, a seedy coat; to look rather seedy.
  • Looking or feeling wretched, as after a debauch; not well; out of sorts.
  • In glass-making, containing the bubbles called seed.
  • n. See sidi.

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

  • adj. shabby and untidy
  • adj. morally degraded
  • adj. somewhat ill or prone to illness
  • adj. full of seeds

Etymologies

seed +‎ -y (Wiktionary)

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