flabby

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adjective flab·by \ˈfla-bē\

Definition of flabby

flabbier

;

flabbiest

  1. 1 :  lacking resilience or firmness :  flaccid

  2. 2 :  weak and ineffective :  feeble

flabbily

play \ˈfla-bə-lē\ adverb

flabbiness

play \ˈfla-bē-nəs\ noun

Examples of flabby in a Sentence

  1. his daughter playfully poked at his flabby belly

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Origin and Etymology of flabby

alteration of flappy


First Known Use: 1694


FLABBY Defined for Kids

flabby

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adjective flab·by \ˈfla-bē\

Definition of flabby for Students

flabbier

;

flabbiest

  1. :  not hard and firm flabby arms

flabbiness

noun

Medical Dictionary

flabby

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adjective flab·by \ˈflab-ē\

Medical Definition of flabby

flabbier

;

est

  1. :  lacking resilience or firmness :  flaccid

flabbiness

\ˈflab-ē-nəs\play noun


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