slimsy
or slimpsy adjective Etymology: blend of slim and flimsy Date: 1845 flimsy, frail

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Slimsy — Slim sy, a. Flimsy; frail. [Colloq. U.S.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • slimsy — ☆ slimsy [slimp′sēslim′zē ] adj. slimsier, slimsiest [ SL(IM) + (FL)IMSY] [Old Informal] slight; flimsy: also slimpsy [slimp′sē] …   English World dictionary

  • slimsy — /slim zee/, adj. flimsy; frail. Also, slimpsy /slimp see/. [1835 45, Amer.; b. SLIM and FLIMSY] * * * …   Universalium

  • slimsy — slim·sy …   English syllables

  • slimsy — ˈslimzē, zi adjective Etymology: blend of slim (I) and flimsy (I) of cloth : lacking wearing qualities : flimsy, frail …   Useful english dictionary

  • slimpsy — ˈslimpsē adjective Etymology: alteration (influenced by limp) (III) of slimsy : lacking in substance or sturdiness: as a. : slimsy b …   Useful english dictionary

  • slimpsy — adjective see slimsy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • slimp|sy — «SLIHMP see», adjective, si|er, si|est. U.S. Informal. slimsy …   Useful english dictionary

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