Definition of flimsy adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    flimsy

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈflɪmzi//
     
    (flimsier, flimsiest)
     
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  1. 1badly made and not strong enough for the purpose for which it is used synonym rickety a flimsy table
  2. 2(of material) thin and easily torn a flimsy piece of paper/fabric/plastic
  3. 3difficult to believe synonym feeble a flimsy excuse/explanation The evidence against him is pretty flimsy. He keeps calling on the flimsiest of pretexts.
NAmE//ˈflɪmzəli//
 
adverb
NAmE//ˈflɪmzinəs//
 
noun [uncountable]
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