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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 flim·sy /ˈflɪmzi/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Flim·sy a. [Compar. Flimsier superl. Flimsiest.]  Weak; feeble; limp; slight; vain; without strength or solidity; of loose and unsubstantial structure; without reason or plausibility; as, a flimsy argument, excuse, objection.
    Proud of a vast extent of flimsy lines.   --Pope.
    All the flimsy furniture of a country miss's brain.   --Sheridan.
 Syn: -- Weak; feeble; superficial; shallow; vain.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Flim·sy, n.
 1. Thin or transfer paper.
 2. A bank note. [Slang, Eng.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: lacking solidity or strength; "a flimsy table"; "flimsy
             construction"; "a fragile link with the past" [syn: fragile]
      2: having little substance or significance; "a flimsy excuse";
         "slight evidence"; "a tenuous argument"; "a thin plot"
         [syn: slight, tenuous, thin]
      3: very thin and insubstantial; "thin paper"; "flimsy voile";
         "light summer dresses" [syn: light]
      4: resembling cardboard especially in flimsiness; "apartments
         with cardboard walls" [syn: cardboard]
      n : a thin strong light-weight translucent paper used especially
          for making carbon copies [syn: onionskin]
      [also: flimsiest, flimsier]