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flabby

adjective uk   us   /ˈflæb.i/

flabby adjective (FAT)

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

flabby adjective (WEAK)

weak and without force: a flabby argument
flabbiness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
Translations of “flabby”
in Vietnamese nhũn, mềm, nhẽo nhèo…
in Spanish fofo…
in Thai หย่อนยาน (เนื้อ)…
in Malaysian menggeleber…
in French flasque…
in German schlaff…
in Chinese (Traditional) 肥胖的, 鬆弛的…
in Indonesian menggelambir…
in Russian дряблый…
in Turkish yağlı, gevşek, güçsüz…
in Chinese (Simplified) 肥胖的, 松弛的…
in Polish sflaczały, wiotki…
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