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flimsy

adjective

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1 being of a material lacking in sturdiness or substance
  • a flimsy scarf that was more for decoration than for warmth

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2 not likely to be true or to occur
  • "The check is in the mail" is a pretty flimsy and tired excuse

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The first known use of flimsy was circa 1702

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“Flimsy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/flimsy. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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