Etymology
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flabby (adj.)

1690s, regarded as a softened variant of flappy, which is recorded in the sense of "softly fleshy" from 1590s; see flap (n.). Related: Flabbily; flabbiness.

updated on November 18, 2014

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Definitions of flabby from WordNet

flabby (adj.)
out of condition; not strong or robust; incapable of exertion or endurance;
flabby around the middle
Synonyms: soft / flaccid
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