2. [syn: seamy, seedy, sleazy, sordid, squalid]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Seamy \Seam"y\, a.
Having a seam; containing seams, or showing them. "Many a
seamy scar." --Burns.
Everything has its fair, as well as its seamy, side.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: showing a seam
2: morally degraded; "a seedy district"; "the seamy side of
life"; "sleazy characters hanging around casinos"; "sleazy
storefronts with...dirt on the walls"- Seattle Weekly; "the
sordid details of his orgies stank under his very nostrils"-
James Joyce; "the squalid atmosphere of intrigue and
betrayal" [syn: seamy, seedy, sleazy, sordid,
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
37 Moby Thesaurus words for "seamy":
abhorrent, contemptible, dark, degenerate, degraded, depraved,
derogatory, discreditable, dishonorable, disreputable, distasteful,
foul, ignoble, ignominious, infamous, inglorious, low, nasty,
notorious, odious, repellent, repulsive, rotten, scurvy, shady,
shameful, sordid, squalid, ugly, unattractive, unpalatable,
unpraiseworthy, unrespectable, unsavory, unseemly, unwholesome,