limpsy

[ limp-see ]
/ ˈlɪmp si /

adjective Dialect.

flimsy; limp; weak; lazy; flaccid.

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Also limpsey, lim·sy [lim-see]. /ˈlɪm si/.

Origin of limpsy

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