slimsy

[ slim-zee ]
/ ˈslɪm zi /
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adjective

flimsy; frail.

Nearby words

  1. slimline,
  2. slimly,
  3. slimmer,
  4. slimming,
  5. slimnastics,
  6. slimy,
  7. sling,
  8. sling chair,
  9. sling hash,
  10. sling mud at

Also slimp·sy [slimp-see] /ˈslɪmp si/.

Origin of slimsy

1835–45, Americanism; blend of slim and flimsy

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British Dictionary definitions for slimsy

slimsy

/ (ˈslɪmzɪ) /

adjective -sier or -siest

US informal frail

Word Origin for slimsy

C19: from slim + flimsy

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