Seede vs Seedy - What's the difference?

seede | seedy |

As a noun seede

is .

As an adjective seedy is

disreputable, run-down, sleazy.

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(en noun)
  • * {{quote-book, year=1591, author=Edmund Spenser, title=The Poetical Works of Edmund Spenser, Volume 5, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=THE RUINES OF TIME. DEDICATED TO THE RIGHT NOBLE AND BEAUTIFULL LADIE, THE LA: MARIE, COUNTESSE OF PEMEBROOKE. Most honourable and bountifull Ladie, there bee long sithens deepe sowed in my brest the seede of most entire love and humble affection unto that most brave knight, your noble brother deceased; which, taking roote, began in his life time somewhat to bud forth, and to shew themselves to him, as then in the weakenes of their first spring; and would in their riper strength (had it pleased High God till then to drawe out his daies) spired forth fruit of more perfection. }}
  • * {{quote-book, year=1592, author=R.D., title=Hypnerotomachia, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=Vppon the braunches of the coorrall, there were artificially sette certayne open flowers with fiue leaues, some of Saphyre, some of Iacynth and Berill, and in the middest of them a little round seede of golde, fastening the leaues to the stalke of corrall. }}
  • * {{quote-book, year=, author=Various, title=Notes & Queries, No. 39. Saturday, July 27, 1850, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=It bringeth foorth at the top of the branches little yellow floures, and afterward small rough whitish and flat huskes, and almost round fashioned like bucklers, wherein is contained a flat seede almost like to the seed of castell or stocke gilloflers, but greater. }}
  • * {{quote-book, year=, author=Charles Dudley Warner, title=The Entire Project Gutenberg Works of Charles Dudley Warner, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=After this they brought him a bagge of gunpowder, which they carefully preserved till the next spring, to plant as they did their corne, because they would be acquainted with the nature of that seede . }}




  • 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