One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘he began hanging out at a seedy bar’
sordid, disreputable, seamy, sleazy, corrupt, shameful, low, dark, squalid, unwholesome, unsavoury, rough, mean, nasty, unpleasant
2‘the live-in caretaker of a seedy block of flats’
dilapidated, tumbledown, ramshackle, derelict, ruinous, falling to pieces, decrepit, gone to rack and ruin, in ruins, broken-down, crumbling, decaying, disintegrating
neglected, uncared-for, unmaintained, depressed, run down, down at heel, shabby, dingy, slummy, insalubrious, squalid
informal shambly, crummy
British informal grotty
North American informal shacky
NZ Australian informal rumpty
3‘feeling rather seedy’
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