What is another word for flabby?

189 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ flˈabi], [ flˈabi], [ f_l_ˈa_b_i]

The word "flabby" refers to a lack of firmness or resilience in the body. Synonyms to describe this condition include soft, saggy, loose, limp and flaccid. Other terms which could be used to describe similar conditions include droopy, slouchy, pouchy and untoned. When used to describe muscles, these may be referred to as weak, feeble or undeveloped. Additionally, if used in relation to skin, it may be described as wrinkled, creased or stretched. The various synonyms for "flabby" can be used interchangeably to describe the same condition or for a more precise description of the body or tissue in question.

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    • Adjective
      fat.

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What are the opposite words for flabby?

Flabby is often used to describe something that is soft, loose, or lacking in tone. Antonyms for flabby include firm, toned, tight, and muscular. When referring to the body, these terms suggest a healthy, strong physique, as opposed to one that is weak and lacking in definition. In the context of food, antonyms for flabby might include crisp, crunchy, or firm. These words suggest a satisfying texture and freshness. Similarly, when describing fabrics or materials, antonyms for flabby might include taut, resilient, or structured. These words suggest a durable and high-quality product.

Usage examples for Flabby

But poor Doggie of the flabby muscles felt half dead.
"The Rough Road"
William John Locke
His flabby face assumed a dingy hue; his eyes protruded to an unpleasant degree.
"The Sins of Séverac Bablon"
Sax Rohmer
His flabby cheeks were twitching significantly.
"The Sins of Séverac Bablon"
Sax Rohmer

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