Flabby meaning

flăbē
Lacking firmness; limp and soft; flaccid.

Flabby muscles.

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Lacking force; weak.
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Lacking force, control, or effectiveness.
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Yielding to the touch, and easily moved or shaken; hanging loose by its own weight; wanting firmness; flaccid; as, flabby flesh.
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(of wine) Having a slight lack of acidity; having mild sweetness.
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(of writing, etc.) Turgid or overwrought.
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Other Word Forms

Adjective

Base Form:
flabby
Comparative
flabbier
Superlative
flabbiest

Origin of flabby

  • Alteration of flappy tending to flap from flap

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition