Spanish translation of 'flimsy'
adjectiveWord forms: comparative flimsier, superlative flimsiest
1. (= thin)
[dress] muy ligero
[material] muy ligero ⧫ muy delgado
[paper] muy fino
2. (= weak, insubstantial)
[structure] poco sólido ⧫ endeble
[excuse, pretext] pobre
[argument, evidence] poco sólido ⧫ inconsistente
(= thin paper) papel m de copiar
(= copy) copia f
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Example Sentences Including 'flimsy'
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A woman in something flimsy ran across the stage.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Drinking the health of trees sounds like a pretty flimsy excuse to get drunk but it went on happily for centuries.The Sun (2013)
Just being drunk is a flimsy excuse.The Sun (2010)
The juxtaposition of heavy wool against something flimsy looks very modern.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
The metal hinges feel rather flimsy.The Sun (2016)
That three of England's top six were bowled hints at flimsy defence.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
It all seems rather flimsy.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Looking up, I glimpsed the outline of her naked body through the flimsy partition.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
This is a great way to extend the use of your flimsy summer dresses by making them wearable in winter.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Aid agencies are increasingly concerned about the plight of people trying to escape in overloaded and flimsy boats.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
And what a flimsy defence we appear to have against threats such as Ebola.The Sun (2014)
The blandness makes the whole exercise appear rather elusive and flimsy.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The first thing to go should be expensive sting operations based on flimsy evidence.The Sun (2010)
The protesters hid behind flimsy tents and offered the journalists with them face masks as protection against the expected teargas.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
They can kick open a door with a flimsy lock easily, so a solid lock will make it much less vulnerable.The Sun (2013)
They were said to have sat on towels on the wrong side of a flimsy wooden safety fence close to the edge.The Sun (2016)
We went into her house and she changed into a flimsy dress and looked gorgeous.The Sun (2011)
His evidence is flimsy; his insouciance is disturbing.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Or fury that a totally innocent young man has spent so long in jail when the evidence was always flimsy?Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The commercial world can no longer fob us off with these flimsy excuses.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
This was much more important than the flimsy physical evidence.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The door is very flimsy.Your One Week Way to Mind-Fitness (1994)
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British English: flimsy ADJECTIVE
A flimsy object is weak because it is made of a weak material, or is badly made.
...a flimsy wooden door.
Translation of flimsy from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary