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flimsy

adjective
 
 
/ˈflɪmzi/
THIN thin and not solid or strong: a flimsy cardboard box Aren't you cold in that flimsy dress?Fragile and breakableNot of good qualityRubbish and wasteInformal words for bad
WEAK A flimsy argument, excuse, etc is weak and difficult to believe: I'm sick of his flimsy excuses for being late.Weakness and vulnerability
Translations of “flimsy”
in Korean 조잡한…
in Arabic رَقيق…
in French léger, fragile…
in Turkish ince, hafif, çürük…
in Italian fragile…
in Chinese (Traditional) 薄的, 很薄的, 易破的…
in Russian непрочный, легкий, неубедительный…
in Polish cienki, lichy, mizerny…
in Spanish ligero, frágil, poco sólido…
in Portuguese frágil…
in German dürftig, schwach…
in Catalan prim, poc sòlid…
in Japanese もろい…
in Chinese (Simplified) 薄的, 很薄的, 易破的…
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