Definition of flimsy
- flimsy silks
- wore a flimsy dress
- flimsy construction
- a flimsy excuse
- a movie with a flimsy plot
a flimsy piece of material
They have only the flimsiest of evidence against him.
a movie with a flimsy plot
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: easily broken, torn, etc. : not strong or solid
: not likely to be true or to be believed
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without deliberation, pause, or delay
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