Seedy vs Speedy - What's the difference?

seedy | speedy |

As adjectives the difference between seedy and speedy

is that seedy is disreputable, run-down, sleazy while speedy is rapid; swift.




  • 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






  • rapid; swift
  • Synonyms

    * fast, swift, quick, rapid * See also

    Derived terms

    * speedily * speediness * speedy delete * speedy deletion