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flimsier Explained

Flimsier at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Flimsy \Flim"sy\, a. [Compar. {Flimsier}; superl. {Flimsiest}.]
[Cf. W. llymsi naked, bare, empty, sluggish, spiritless. Cf.
{Limsy}.]
Weak; feeble; limp; slight; vain; without strength or
solidity; of loose and unsubstantial structure; without
reason or plausibility; as, a flimsy argument, excuse,
objection.

Proud of a vast extent of flimsy lines. --Pope.

All the flimsy furniture of a country miss's brain.
--Sheridan.

Syn: Weak; feeble; superficial; shallow; vain.

flimsier at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

flimsy
adj 1: lacking solidity or strength; "a flimsy table"; "flimsy
construction"; "a fragile link with the past" [syn: {fragile}]
2: having little substance or significance; "a flimsy excuse";
"slight evidence"; "a tenuous argument"; "a thin plot"
[syn: {slight}, {tenuous}, {thin}]
3: very thin and insubstantial; "thin paper"; "flimsy voile";
"light summer dresses" [syn: {light}]
4: resembling cardboard especially in flimsiness; "apartments
with cardboard walls" [syn: {cardboard}]
n : a thin strong light-weight translucent paper used especially
for making carbon copies [syn: {onionskin}]
[also: {flimsiest}, {flimsier}]

flimsier
See {flimsy}

flimsier at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Adjective

flimsier
  • Inter: comparative of » flimsy

  • Translation: sv » flimsier