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  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 




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