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Wordnet 3.0


1. showing a seam;

2. morally degraded;
- Example: "a seedy district"
- Example: "the seamy side of life"
- Example: "sleazy characters hanging around casinos"
- Example: "sleazy storefronts with...dirt on the walls"- Seattle Weekly
- Example: "the sordid details of his orgies stank under his very nostrils"- James Joyce
- Example: "the squalid atmosphere of intrigue and betrayal"
[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. [1913 Webster] Everything has its fair, as well as its seamy, side. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]
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, vile