flabbily
adverb see flabby

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Flabbily — Flab bi*ly (fl[a^]b b[i^]*l[y^]), adv. In a flabby manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flabbily — flabby ► ADJECTIVE (flabbier, flabbiest) 1) (of a part of a person s body) soft, loose, and fleshy. 2) not tightly controlled and therefore ineffective. DERIVATIVES flabbily adverb flabbiness noun. ORIGIN alteration of earlier flappy …   English terms dictionary

  • flabbily — adverb in a flabby manner the old man s muscles were sagging flabbily • Derived from adjective: ↑flabby * * * ˈflabə̇lē, li adverb : in a flabby manner * * * flabbˈily adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • flabbily — See flabby. * * * …   Universalium

  • flabbily — adverb In a flabby manner …   Wiktionary

  • flabbily — adv. loosely, weakly, limply …   English contemporary dictionary

  • flabbily — flab·bi·ly …   English syllables

  • flabby — flabbily, adv. flabbiness, n. /flab ee/, adj., flabbier, flabbiest. 1. hanging loosely or limply, as flesh or muscles; flaccid. 2. having such flesh. 3. lacking strength or determination. [1690 1700; appar. expressive alter. of earlier flappy,… …   Universalium

  • flabby — adjective (flabbier; est) Etymology: alteration of flappy Date: 1694 1. lacking resilience or firmness ; flaccid 2. weak and ineffective ; feeble • flabbily adverb • flabbiness …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • flabbiness — See flabbily. * * * …   Universalium

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