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Synonyms for flimsy
ˈflɪm ziflim·sy

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Wiktionary

  1. flimsynoun

    Antonyms:
    robust, strong, sturdy

  2. flimsyadjective

    Likely to bend or break under pressure; weak, shaky, flexible, or fragile.

    He expected the flimsy structure to collapse at any moment.

    Antonyms:
    robust, sturdy, strong

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. flimsy

    Synonyms:
    gauzy, poor, thin, transparent, trifling, trivial, puerile, inane, slight, superficial, weak, shallow

    Antonyms:
    solid, sound, irrefragable, substantial, cogent

Princeton's WordNet

  1. onionskin, flimsyadjective

    a thin strong lightweight translucent paper used especially for making carbon copies

    Synonyms:
    onionskin

    Antonyms:
    significant, strong, important

  2. flimsyadjective

    lacking solidity or strength

    "a flimsy table"; "flimsy construction"

    Synonyms:
    fragile, unconvincing, thin, tenuous, slight

    Antonyms:
    strong, important, significant

  3. unconvincing, flimsyadjective

    not convincing

    "unconvincing argument"; "as unconvincing as a forced smile"

    Synonyms:
    unbelievable, slight, improbable, tenuous, fragile, thin, unlikely, unconvincing

    Antonyms:
    important, strong, significant

  4. flimsy, fragile, slight, tenuous, thinadjective

    lacking substance or significance

    "slight evidence"; "a tenuous argument"; "a thin plot"; a fragile claim to fame"

    Synonyms:
    slender, delicate, slight, sparse, slim, tenuous, fragile, lean, frail, thin, little(a), svelte, unconvincing

    Antonyms:
    important, significant, strong

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. flimsyadjective

    Synonyms:
    slight, thin, unsubstantial, of frail texture

  2. flimsyadjective

    Synonyms:
    weak, feeble, trivial, frivolous, foolish, trifling, light, puerile, shallow, superficial, trashy

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. flimsyadjective

    Synonyms:
    superficial, unsubstantial, weak, feeble, shallow, frivolous

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "flimsy":

    untenable, fragile, unconvincing, weak, tenuous, feeble

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How to use flimsy in a sentence?

  1. Alan MacGill:

    The devices can help control excessive motion in the foot, the shoe should be the correct size for the child and not too flimsy from toe to heel.

  2. Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards:

    It's not conjecture, it's not some flimsy theory, this is what is going to happen.

  3. Brian Lennon:

    These unjustified allegations do nothing to resolve a painful chapter in the history of our state, we are confident Gov. Snyder will be fully exonerated if this flimsy case goes to trial.

  4. National Republican Congressional Committee:

    After last night’s pathetic interview by Danny O’Connor, Democrats ’ talking points disavowing Nancy Pelosi for speaker are as flimsy as the paper they’re written on, once you get them beyond a noun, a verb and' new leadership,' they fold like a cheap suit.

  5. Prosecutor Worthy:

    We are confident Gov. Snyder will be fully exonerated if this flimsy case goes to trial.

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