Synonyms of flimsy in English:

flimsy


See definition of flimsy

adjective

1‘a succession of great waves had carried away all the flimsy wooden buildings’

SYNONYMS

insubstantial, slight, light, fragile, breakable, frail, shaky, unstable, wobbly, tottery, rickety, ramshackle, makeshift

jerry-built, badly built, thrown together, cheap, shoddy, gimcrack

ANTONYMS

sturdy

2‘the flimsy material of her dress’

SYNONYMS

thin, light, lightweight, fine, ultra-fine, diaphanous, sheer, delicate, insubstantial, floaty, filmy, silken, chiffony, gossamer, gossamer-thin, gossamer-like, gossamery, gauzy, gauzelike, cobwebby, feathery

translucent, transparent, see-through

rare transpicuous, translucid

ANTONYMS

thick

3‘this is very flimsy evidence on which to base any such assessment’

SYNONYMS

weak, feeble, poor, inadequate, insufficient, thin, unsubstantial, unconvincing, implausible, unsatisfactory, paltry, trifling, trivial, shallow

ANTONYMS

sound