Definition of Flabby

1. Adjective. Out of condition; not strong or robust; incapable of exertion or endurance. "Flaccid cheeks"

Exact synonyms: Flaccid, Soft
Similar to: Unfit
Derivative terms: Flab, Flabbiness, Flaccidity, Softness



Definition of Flabby

1. a. Yielding to the touch, and easily moved or shaken; hanging loose by its own weight; wanting firmness; flaccid; as, flabby flesh.

Definition of Flabby

1. Adjective. Yielding to the touch, and easily moved or shaken; hanging loose by its own weight; wanting firmness; flaccid; as, ''flabby flesh''. ¹

2. Adjective. (context: of wine) Having a slight lack of acidity; having mild sweetness. ¹

3. Adjective. (context: of writing, etc.) Turgid or overwrought. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Flabby

1. flaccid [adj -BIER, -BIEST] : FLABBILY [adv] - See also: flaccid

Lexicographical Neighbors of Flabby

flabbergastering
flabbergasters
flabbergasting
flabbergastingly
flabbergastment
flabbergasts
flabberghast
flabberghasted
flabberghasting
flabberghasts
flabbier
flabbiest
flabbily
flabbiness
flabbinesses
flabby (current term)
flabel
flabella
flabellate
flabellation
flabellations
flabelliform
flabellinerved
flabellum
flabels
flabergast
flabergastation
flabergasted
flabergasting
flabergasts

Literary usage of Flabby

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"Fat, flabby cheeks, like whale's blubber. "The blubber checks of my friend the baronet." Bluchers. Half boots ; во called after Field-Marshal von Blücher ..."

2. An Arabic-English Lexicon: Derived from the Best and the Most Copious by Edward William Lane (1893)
"(M, K.) _ Also, the former, A stupid, and flabby, or flaccid, man. (K.) — Also, a man in whom is no good. (K.) _ Also, A great valley. ..."

3. The War Book of the German General Staff, Being "The Usages of War on Land by John Hartmann Morgan (1915)
"Consequently the usage of war is even now the only The - flabby means 01 regulating the relations of belligerent ..."

4. Differential Diagnosis and Treatment of Disease: A Text-book for by Augustus Caillé (1906)
"WEAK HEART: CONGENITALLY SMALL HEART; flabby HEART MUSCLE IT is a well known clinical fact that some individuals have a small heart; thus, most people with ..."

5. The London Medical Gazette (1835)
"The liver somewhat more voluminous than natural, ils tissue rather flabby and yielding ; the spleen in much the same state. Gravelly matter was found in the ..."

6. The American Gynaecological and Obstetrical Journal (1901)
"flabby and yielding, so that opposing fingers are felt through an empty bag. ... The broad-topped, flabby body, suggestive of early pregnancy. j. ..."

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