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Definition of the adjective seamy

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Seamy is one of the top 1000 most common adjectives in the English language.

adjective - degrees: more seamy / seamier | most seamy / seamiest

  1. showing a seam
  2. morally degraded

Alternative definition of the adjective seamy

adjective

  1. Sordid, squalid or corrupt.
  2. Having or showing a seam.

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Google previewLexicon of Geologic Names of the United States (1938)

(including Alaska) by Mary Grace Wilmarth

Thin-bedded seamy Is., sometimes blue and massive; yellow calc. shales grading into seamy ls.; earthy ls. interbedded with ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Shakespeare’s Sexual Puns and Their Significance (1989)

by Frankie Rubinstein

Seamy: obscene, filthy. A seam was a definite amount of hay or manure' (OED), ' seam of dung' (CD). Seam is grease, fig. any body exudation, such as semen or coital sweat, when seen as gross. Nashe, Pierce Pennilesse: “Dame Niggardize ...

Google previewDictionary of Phrase and Fable (1900)

Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of Common Phrases, Allusions, and Words that Have a Tale to Tell by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer

Seamy Side (The). The " wrong " or worst side ; as, the " seamy side of ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation (2016)

by David Crystal

maid sea-man / ~ men п sp sea-men > man sea-marge п 'si:-ma:Id5 sp sea- marge sea-mark п 'si:-(ma:ak sp sea-marke" > mark Sea-mОnSter п 'si:-(mрnstэл sp sea-monster" > mОnSter seamy adj 'si:mэп sp seamy-side) sea-nymph / -s п ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature (1827)

SEAMY, adj. Having a seam...

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Scrabble value of S1E1A1M3Y4

The value of this 5-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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