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adjective flimsy pronunciation in British English /ˈflɪmzi/
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  1. 1
    light and not providing very much protection
    a flimsy cotton blouse
  2. 2
    badly built or made, and so likely to break easily
    Thousands live in flimsy huts in the hills surrounding the capital.
  3. 3
    not very reliable, or not easy to believe
    He was convicted on very flimsy evidence.
    a flimsy excuse


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