Fishy vs Seedy - What's the difference?
As adjectives the difference between fishy and seedy
is that fishy
is of, from, or similar to fish while seedy
is disreputable, run-down, sleazy.
As a noun fishy
Of, from, or similar to fish.
Suspicious; inspiring doubt.
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, and came very near to saying so.}}
* smell fishy
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