Flabby



[flab-ee] /ˈflæb i/

adjective, flabbier, flabbiest.
1.
hanging loosely or limply, as flesh or muscles; flaccid.
2.
having such flesh.
3.
lacking strength or determination.
/ˈflæbɪ/
adjective -bier, -biest
1.
lacking firmness; loose or yielding: flabby muscles
2.
having flabby flesh, esp through being overweight
3.
lacking vitality; weak; ineffectual
adj.

1690s, variant of flappy, which is recorded in the sense of “softly fleshy” from 1590s; see flap. Related: Flabbily; flabbiness.

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