flimsier flimsier

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a thin strong lightweight translucent paper used especially for making carbon copies
  2. (adj) lacking solidity or strength
  3. (adj) not convincing
  4. (adj) lacking substance or significance

Usage(s):

  1. As for the intelligence on al-Qaeda and Iraq, it's even flimsier.
  2. The other buildings are of flimsier native construction.
  3. The Post of the Yellow '90s was little flimsier than its Denver contemporaries, excepting the historic Rocky Mountain News.

News

  • iPhone Mini Rumors Persist in 2013

    Despite Apple's denials, rumors continue that the company will release an iPhone Mini, a cheaper, flimsier version of its famed phone, in 2013. Digitimes first reported the latest rumor on January 8, followed by an updated rumor on January 14 that the new iPhone product would be housed in a plastic chassis. Apple fans expressed serious doubts about the validity of the sources. After all, a cheap ...
    on July 30, 2013     Source: Mad Mobile News

Quotes

  1. "There's reason to ask these people more questions," Milloy said. "I don't think the debate is over. Al Gore is rushing to close the debate because the more data we get ...... the flimsier the science gets."
    on Nov 15, 2007 By: Steven Milloy Source: Crosswalk.com

  2. "It is difficult to imagine a flimsier basis on which to launch a major reversal of a policy direction that has stood the test of time for almost 60 years," Mr Georgiou told guests at the Italian Assistance Association in Carlton.
    on Mar 14, 2007 By: Petro Georgiou Source: The Age

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