flabbiness


adjective, flab·bi·er, flab·bi·est.

  1. hanging loosely or limply, as flesh or muscles; flaccid.
  2. having such flesh.
  3. lacking strength or determination.

adjective -bier or -biest

  1. lacking firmness; loose or yieldingflabby 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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