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  1. ADJ

    (compar flimsier)

    (superl flimsiest)

    1. (=thin) [dress] muy ligero; [material] muy ligero, muy delgado; [paper] muy fino

    2. (=weak, insubstantial) [structure] poco sólido, endeble; [excuse, pretext] pobre; [argument, evidence] poco sólido, inconsistente

  2. N (Brit) (=thin paper) papel m de copiar; (=copy) copia f

Examples from texts

The narrow, flimsy looking gallery was empty.
La estrecha galería, de aspecto endeble, estaba vacía.
Ghosh, Amitav / The Calcutta ChromosomeGhosh, Amitav / El cromosoma Calcuta
El cromosoma Calcuta
Ghosh, Amitav
The Calcutta Chromosome
Ghosh, Amitav
© 1995 by Amitav Ghosh
And it was during those same weeks that those entirely untypical incidents took place at Darlington Hall which must, one supposes, have provided what flimsy basis exists for these absurd allegations.
Y fue igualmente por aquel entonces cuando ocurrieron en Darlington Hall una serie de incidentes, absolutamente atípicos, que supongo que sentaron los frágiles cimientos en que se basaron tan absurdas aseveraciones.
Ishiguro, Kadzuo / The Remains of the DayIshiguro, Kadzuo / Los Restos Del Dia
Los Restos Del Dia
Ishiguro, Kadzuo
The Remains of the Day
Ishiguro, Kadzuo
© 1989 by Kazuo Ishiguro

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'flɪmzɪmuy ligero; muy ligero; muy delgado; muy fino

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Common caseflimsyflimsies
Possessive caseflimsy'sflimsies'


Positive degreeflimsy
Comparative degreeflimsier
Superlative degreeflimsiest