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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

FLAB'BY, a.
Soft; yielding to the touch and easily moved or shaken; easily bent; hanging loose by its own weight; as flabby flesh.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: out of condition; not strong or robust; incapable of exertion or endurance; "he was too soft for the army"; "flabby around the middle"; "flaccid cheeks" [syn: soft, flabby, flaccid]

Merriam Webster's

adjective (flabbier; -est) Etymology: alteration of flappy Date: 1694 1. lacking resilience or firmness ; flaccid 2. weak and ineffective ; feeble flabbily adverb flabbiness noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. (flabbier, flabbiest) 1 (of flesh etc.) hanging down; limp; flaccid. 2 (of language or character) feeble. Derivatives: flabbily adv. flabbiness n. Etymology: alt. of earlier flappy f. FLAP

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Flabby Flab"by, a. [See Flap.] Yielding to the touch, and easily moved or shaken; hanging loose by its own weight; wanting firmness; flaccid; as, flabby flesh.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(flabbier, flabbiest) 1. Flabby people are rather fat, with loose flesh over their bodies. This exercise is brilliant for getting rid of flabby tums. ADJ [disapproval] 2. If you describe something as flabby, you are criticizing it for being disorganized or wasteful. You hear talk about American business being flabby. ? lean ADJ [disapproval]

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a. Soft, yielding, inelastic, limp. See flaccid.

1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue

Relaxed, flaccid, not firm or solid.

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anemic, asthenic, baccate, baggy, bloodless, chicken, cowardly, debilitated, doughy, drooping, droopy, dull, effete, enervated, etiolated, faint, faintish, feeble, flaccid, fleshy, flimsy, floppy, forceless, gone, gutless, imbecile, impotent, ineffective, ineffectual, languid, languorous, lax, limber, limp, listless, loose, lustless, macerated, marrowless, masticated, mushy, nerveless, pasty, pendulous, pithless, pithy, pooped, powerless, pulpal, pulpar, pulped, pulplike, pulpy, quaggy, relaxed, rubbery, sagging, sapless, sinewless, slack, sleazy, soft, spineless, spiritless, spongy, squashy, squelchy, squishy, strengthless, succulent, unhardened, unnerved, unstrung, weak, weakly, yielding,



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