What does みてえじゃ in this sentence mean ?



It's just another example of the ai-to-ee sound change found mainly in dialectal or male speech, which is described here and here.

困ってるみてえじゃねえか is the same as 困ってるみたいじゃないか.

In case you don't know みたい, see this.

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みてえじゃねえか is an unrefined expression of みたいじゃないか. It is frequently used in an ironic sense, so be careful to read the context.

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    By 'rude' I guess you mean in the sense of 'unrefined'; it may be understood the wrong way. – oals Nov 3 '16 at 9:45
  • @oals Thank you for your comment. I will correct the part. – Yamada Nov 4 '16 at 5:14

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