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adjective Dialect.
  1. flimsy; limp; weak; lazy; flaccid.
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Also limp·sey, lim·sy [lim-see] /ˈlɪm si/.

Origin of limpsy

An Americanism dating back to 1815–25; limp2 + -sy
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Historical Examples

  • In the mornin he was the most limpsy piece of mankind I ever did see.

    Letters of Major Jack Downing, of the Downingville Militia

    Seba Smith