Dingy vs Seedy - What's the difference?

dingy | seedy |


As adjectives the difference between dingy and seedy

is that dingy is drab; shabby; dirty; squalid while seedy is disreputable, run-down, sleazy.

As a noun dingy

is penis or dingy can be .

dingy

English

Etymology 1

From English dialectal (Kentish) . http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?search=dingy&searchmode=none

Adjective

(er)
  • drab; shabby; dirty; squalid
  • Synonyms
    * (drab) dismal, drab, dreary, gloomy, grimy
    Antonyms
    * (drab) bright, clean
    Derived terms
    * dingily * dinginess

    Noun

    (head)
  • (rfv-sense) Penis.
  • Etymology 2

    Noun

    (dingies)
  • (Charles Dickens)

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    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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