hanging loosely or limply, as flesh or muscles; flaccid.
having such flesh.
lacking strength or determination.
apparently expressive alteration of earlier
with same sense; see
late Middle English
(attested once), evidently with sense “flapping”
lacking firmness; loose or yielding:
having flabby flesh, esp through being overweight
lacking vitality; weak; ineffectual
[C17: alteration of
; compare Dutch
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They tend to lack a swim bladder, however, and they have weak bones and flabby muscles.
Palpation shows loss of deep fascia or muscle substance, or soft flabby muscles in wound area.
As their fat is depleted, the humps become floppy and flabby.
Cropping can avoid showing certain parts of your body, such as a flabby stomach or blemishes.
On the bright side, your flabby willpower means open weight machines for other gym members.
Untempered chocolate will be flabby and rubbery, refusing to snap when you break it.
Nothing bounces around, so the sound stays tight and never gets flabby.
The firm, in its third generation of family ownership, has grown flabby.
The notion of escape from a flabby land in search of keener sensations, including fear, is old.
Americans shelled out tens of millions of dollars last year on various devices to firm up their flabby midriffs.
Bloated, flabby, wasteful county government and cronyism doesn't help anyone.
His schoolmates used to laugh at him, chase him, call him short and flabby and fat.
Muscle tone may be lost, causing a flabby or droopy appearance.
Also avoid eggplants with wrinkled or flabby-looking skin.
Reject undersized cherries or those that are soft or flabby.
Flabby ridges commonly occur in edentulous patients.
After each molt, while it is still soft and flabby, it pumps itself up with water so that the new shell will be larger.
They will shrivel, become flabby and never achieve a good flavor.
After repeated overloading, the walls lose their elasticity and become stretched and flabby.