The healing power of alcohol only works on scrapes and nicks ;; and not on girls in seedy bars who drown themselves in it. (from "Choice Hops and Bottled Self Esteem by Bayside)

b) full of seeds

pomegranates are as seedy as any fruit you are likely to see.

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  • seedy — (adj.) mid 15c., fruitful, abundant, from SEED (Cf. seed) (n.) + Y (Cf. y) (2). Meaning shabby is from 1739, probably in reference to the appearance of a flowering plant that has run to seed. Related: Seediness …   Etymology dictionary

  • seedy — *shabby, dilapidated, dingy, faded, threadbare Analogous words: drooping, flagging, sagging, wilting (see DROOP): sickly, *unwholesome, morbid: worn (see HAGGARD) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • seedy — [adj] run down, dilapidated ailing, beat up, bedraggled, crummy*, decaying, decrepit, dingy, dog eared*, down at the heel*, drooping, droopy, faded, flagging, frowzy, gone to seed*, grubby, in a bad way*, mangy, messy, neglected, old, overgrown,… …   New thesaurus

  • seedy — ► ADJECTIVE (seedier, seediest) 1) sordid or squalid. 2) dated unwell. DERIVATIVES seedily adverb seediness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • seedy — [sēd′ē] adj. seedier, seediest 1. containing many seeds 2. gone to seed 3. having tiny bubbles: said of glass 4. shabby, run down, etc. 5. feeling or looking physically bad or low in spirits seedily adv. seediness …   English World dictionary

  • seedy — adjective (seedier; est) Date: 1574 1. containing or full of seeds < a seedy fruit > 2. inferior in condition or quality: as a. shabby, run down < seedy clothes > b. somewhat disreputable < a seedy district …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • seedy — [[t]si͟ːdi[/t]] seedier, seediest ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n (disapproval) If you describe a person or place as seedy, you disapprove of them because they look dirty and untidy, or they have a bad reputation. Frank ran dodgy errands for a seedy local… …   English dictionary

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  • seedy — seedily, adv. seediness, n. /see dee/, adj., seedier, seediest. 1. abounding in seed. 2. containing many seeds, as a piece of fruit. 3. gone to seed; bearing seeds. 4. poorly kept; run down; shabby. 5. shabbily dressed; unkempt: a seedy ol …   Universalium

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