Flimsier
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. [1913 Webster]

Proud of a vast extent of flimsy lines. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

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

Syn: Weak; feeble; superficial; shallow; vain. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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