flimsy

All Adjective Noun
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  • This is one of those flimsy times when no man has a settled mind. Cited from The Sleeper Awakes, by H.G. Wells
  • Flimsy culture had no place in her schools or her social life. Cited from The Canadian Commonwealth, by Agnes C. Laut
  • He drew his chair up to the flimsy table, and all that night he wrote. Cited from Malvina of Brittany, by Jerome K. Jerome
  • It was so flimsy that it did not last more than two or three days in this way. Cited from The Secrets Of The Great City, by E. Martin
  • His arms also looked flimsy when they did a test of him waving.
  • I don't care to dispute your word on so flimsy a subject. Cited from The Radio Boys in the Thousand Islands , by J. W. Duffield
  • Though its wings appear flimsy, they are strong enough to support the creature.
  • On what flimsy bases the best plant of wise men too often rest! Cited from The Son of Clemenceau, by Alexandre Dumas (fils)
  • In his room he settled himself once more under the gas, and opened the flimsy newspaper with joy. Cited from Clayhanger, by Arnold Bennett
  • Very early in the morning the flimsy door was quietly forced by authority. Cited from Greyfriars Bobby, Eleanor Atkinson
  • Away with the flimsy idea that life with a past is attended. Cited from The Handy Cyclopedia of Things Worth Knowing, by Joseph Triemens
  • They may claim that we have no license, or some such flimsy thing as that. Cited from Tom Swift & his Air Glider, by Victor Appleton
  • There are many who would make them on the flimsiest foundation, but even such a foundation does not exist. Cited from The Light That Lures, by Percy Brebner
  • Outside of affairs how can one escape being flimsy? Cited from The Research Magnificent, by H.G. Wells
  • Well, here they come, and this door is a flimsy thing. Cited from O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1920, by Various
  • France became a neutral nation in fact however flimsy that status was in practice.
  • The girl took the money and the flimsy tickets and they went out into the street. Cited from A Cigarette-Maker's Romance, by F. Marion Crawford
  • My maid thought a rather flimsy gown of about year before last would be good enough. Cited from Sunny Side of Diplomatic Life, 1875-1912, Lillie DeHegermann-Lindencrone
  • I always thought her a poor, flimsy little thing. Cited from Entire PG Edition of William Dean Howells
  • As such, they are somewhat flimsy and require more maintenance than a permanent structure.
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