Definitions

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  • adjective comparative form of seamy: more seamy

Etymologies

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Examples

  • "The Touch-Up," is a spine-chilling new novel that rips the cover off Poughkeepsie's upholstery industry and exposes its "seamier" side.

    You are not as clever as you think

  • But Ms. Prose does little do advance this seamier angle the gun comes into play, but the scene is anticlimactic and instead mostly uses Lula as a tart observer of the malaise that the author perceived settling over the American suburbs during the drawn-out Iraq War.

    What the Nanny Saw; the Trouble With Men

  • Dum Maaro Dum, a Hindi thriller, also sought to show its seamier side.

    Scarlett Keeling's murder now Bollywood film

  • It's hard to find examples of groups who are consistent in taking a detached view of their own past (human beings are not known for being consistent), but I would say that many countries look at their own pasts without flinching from the seamier side.

    Margaret MacMillan - An interview with author

  • Dum Maaro Dum, a Hindi thriller, also sought to show its seamier side.

    Scarlett Keeling's murder now Bollywood film

  • It's hard to find examples of groups who are consistent in taking a detached view of their own past (human beings are not known for being consistent), but I would say that many countries look at their own pasts without flinching from the seamier side.

    Margaret MacMillan - An interview with author

  • Richards confronts us unapologetically with all the seamier aspects of his life, to the point where the reader -- I refer here to myself -- finds himself asking: Why am I reading this?

    Peter Clothier: Keef

  • Alfred Sarant's life was equally unusual, with parts rivaling some of the seamier episodes of "Days of Our Lives."

    Allen M. Hornblum: Five Best

  • Richards confronts us unapologetically with all the seamier aspects of his life, to the point where the reader -- I refer here to myself -- finds himself asking: Why am I reading this?

    Peter Clothier: Keef

  • The glass shard of a building makes the dingy three-and five-story buildings next door seem dingier, and the seamy building boasting adult videos and scantily-clad mannequins even seamier.

    A Sliver Shines Above Midtown

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