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Definition 1: a thin strong lightweight translucent paper used especially for making carbon copies - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for flimsy in the sense of this definition

(flimsy is a kind of ...) writing paper suitable for use in a typewriter

Definition 2: not convincing - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where flimsy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a flimsy argument
  • as unconvincing as a forced smile

Synonyms for flimsy in the sense of this definition

(flimsy is similar to ...) not capable of persuading

(means also ...) beyond belief or understanding

"at incredible speed" "the book's plot is simply incredible"

Definition 3: lacking solidity or strength - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where flimsy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a flimsy table
  • flimsy construction
  • vinyl siding has become the standard-bearer for cheap, insubstantial construction

Synonyms for flimsy in the sense of this definition

(flimsy is similar to ...) wanting in physical strength

"a weak pillar"

Definition 4: lacking substance or significance - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where flimsy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • slight evidence
  • a tenuous argument
  • a thin plot
  • a fragile claim to fame

Synonyms for flimsy in the sense of this definition

(flimsy is similar to ...) devoid of importance, meaning, or force

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