Seedy is a related term of seedeater.
As an adjective seedy
is disreputable, run-down, sleazy.
As a noun seedeater is
(literally) an individual or species which eats seeds.
disreputable, run-down, sleazy.
full of seeds.
- 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)
- pomegranates are as seedy as any fruit you are likely to see.
infirm; gone to seed.
- His seedy , dirt-smudged visage caused her to look at him askance.
suffering the effects of a hangover
- With her aching back and pronounced limp, she was feeling particularly seedy today.
(colloquial) Having a peculiar flavour supposed to be derived from the weeds growing among the vines; said of certain kinds of French brandy.
- After last night's party we were all feeling pretty seedy .
* seedy toe
(literally) An individual or species which eats seeds.
* 2003 , John Andrew Eastman, The Book of Field and Roadside
A bird species which feeds mainly on seeds.
- Mammal seedeaters include chipmunks; ground squirrels; red, gray, and fox squirrels; voles; white-footed mice; and pocket gophers.
- Most seedeaters have strong, typically shaped bills.
* (bird) hard-bill