Seedy vs Weedy - What's the difference?

seedy | weedy |


As adjectives the difference between seedy and weedy

is that seedy is disreputable, run-down, sleazy while weedy is small and weak; scraggy; ungainly.

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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    weedy

    English

    Adjective

    (er)
  • Small and weak; scraggy; ungainly
  • Of or relating to weeds; consisting of weeds.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Weedy trophies.
  • Abounding with weeds.
  • weedy''' grounds; a '''weedy''' garden; '''weedy corn
  • * Bryant
  • See from the weedy earth a rivulet break.
  • (botany) Characteristic of a plant that grows rapidly and spreads invasively, and which grows opportunistically in cracks of sidewalks and disturbed areas.
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