AskDefine | Define seamy

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seamy adj : 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: seedy, sleazy, sordid, squalid] [also: seamiest, seamier]

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Adjective

  1. sordid, squalid or corrupt
  2. having a seam

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