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English definition of “flabby”

flabby

adjective uk   /ˈflæb.i/ us  

flabby adjective (FAT)

informal disapproving soft and fat: flabby arms/thighs I was starting to get a bit flabby around my waist.Fat or well-built

flabby adjective (WEAK)

weak and without force: a flabby argumentUseless and futile
flabbiness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
Fat or well-built
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