a thin strong lightweight translucent paper used especially for making carbon copies
lacking solidity or strength
"a flimsy table"; "flimsy construction"
"unconvincing argument"; "as unconvincing as a forced smile"
flimsy, fragile, slight, tenuous, thin(adj)
lacking substance or significance
"slight evidence"; "a tenuous argument"; "a thin plot"; a fragile claim to fame"
Thin typing paper used to make multiple copies
Likely to bend or break under pressure; weak, shaky, flexible, or fragile.
He expected the flimsy structure to collapse at any moment.
weak; feeble; limp; slight; vain; without strength or solidity; of loose and unsubstantial structure; without reason or plausibility; as, a flimsy argument, excuse, objection
thin or transfer paper
a bank note
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
flim′zi, adj. thin: without solidity, strength, or reason: weak.—n. transfer-paper: (slang) a bank-note: reporters' copy written on thin paper.—adv. Flim′sily, in a flimsy manner.—n. Flim′siness. [First in 18th century. Prob. an onomatopœic formation suggested by film.]
The numerical value of flimsy in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of flimsy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of flimsy in a Sentence
Hours after the investigators were at the facility, they noticed a flimsy-looking wall and a faint smell of marijuana, they couldn’t get to what was behind that wall until another search warrant was executed.
It's not conjecture, it's not some flimsy theory, this is what is going to happen.
After last night’s pathetic interview by Danny O’Connor, Democrats ’ talking points disavowing Nancy Pelosi for speaker are as flimsy as the paper they’re written on, once you get them beyond a noun, a verb and' new leadership,' they fold like a cheap suit.
Instead of using our guy's record to prosecute a case against him, they put all their eggs in a flimsy guilt-by-association attack that failed miserably, even in this strongly populist district, there were some ads where they spent 26 seconds talking about the Kochs and four seconds on Jenkins, which was fine by me.
The devices can help control excessive motion in the foot, the shoe should be the correct size for the child and not too flimsy from toe to heel.
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