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Word: seedy

Definition: run-down; decrepit; disreputable; having many seeds; Ex. seedy downtown hotel

Sentences Containing 'seedy'

What was it to me that he was soiled and seedy and fragrant with gin?
Soft, seedy biscuits, also, I bestow upon Miss Shepherd; and oranges innumerable.
There was a seedy old chest, and an old hair trunk with the hinges broke.
Beside the couch was a wooden chair, and on the angle of the back hung a very seedy and disreputable hard-felt hat, much the worse for wear, and cracked in several places.
With his collar turned up, his shiny, seedy coat, his red cravat, and his worn boots, he was a perfect sample of the class.

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