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seamy

seam·y

seamy

 
 
pronunciation:
si mi
part of speech: adjective
inflections: seamier, seamiest
definition: disreputable; sordid.
The hotel appeared to be in a seamy part of town and we were beginning to wonder if we'd made a mistake booking a cheap hotel.
synonyms:
sleazy, sordid, squalid
similar words:
dirty, disreputable, grubby, low, nasty, seedy, unwholesome, wretched
derivation: seaminess (n.)