Flimsy meaning

flĭmzē
Something written on this thin paper.
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Ill-conceived and inadequate; ineffectual.

A flimsy excuse.

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Written or typed copy on such paper.
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Thin and easily broken or damaged; poorly made and fragile; frail.
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A sheet of thin paper, as used for carbon copies.
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Lacking solidity or strength; easily damaged.

A flimsy table.

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Lacking plausibility; unconvincing.

A flimsy excuse.

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Likely to bend or break under pressure; weak, shaky, flexible, or fragile.

He expected the flimsy structure to collapse at any moment.

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Thin typing paper used to make multiple copies.
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(informal, in the plural) Skimpy underwear.
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The definition of flimsy is something which is lacking in strength or thin and easily broken.

An example of flimsy is a child's playhouse made of foam.

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Light, thin, and insubstantial.

A flimsy fabric.

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Thin paper usually used to make multiple copies.
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Origin of flimsy

  • Origin unknown

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