Simple Definition of flimsy
: easily broken, torn, etc. : not strong or solid
: not likely to be true or to be believed
Examples of flimsy
a flimsy piece of material
They have only the flimsiest of evidence against him.
a movie with a flimsy plot
Origin of flimsy
perhaps alteration of 1film + -sy (as in tricksy)
First Known Use: circa 1702
Definition of flimsy
: a lightweight paper used especially for multiple copies; also : a document printed on flimsy
First Known Use of flimsy
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