Seedy vs Reedy - What's the difference?

seedy | reedy |


As adjectives the difference between seedy and reedy

is that seedy is disreputable, run-down, sleazy while reedy is full of, or edged with, reeds.

seedy

English

Adjective

(er)
  • disreputable, run-down, sleazy.
  • 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)
  • full of seeds.
  • pomegranates are as seedy as any fruit you are likely to see.
  • untidy; unkempt
  • His seedy , dirt-smudged visage caused her to look at him askance.
  • infirm; gone to seed.
  • With her aching back and pronounced limp, she was feeling particularly seedy today.
  • suffering the effects of a hangover
  • After last night's party we were all feeling pretty seedy .
  • (colloquial) Having a peculiar flavour supposed to be derived from the weeds growing among the vines; said of certain kinds of French brandy.
  • Derived terms

    * seedy toe

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    reedy

    English

    Adjective

    (er)
  • Full of, or edged with, reeds.
  • (of a sound or voice) high and thin in tone.
  • (of a person) tall and thin.
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