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With warming temperatures, the heat-sensitive, thin-skinned grape overripens and the acidity drops, resulting in a wine that tastes flabby and lacks depth and complexity.

Most of the others had crusts that were too flabby, too tough or too overcooked to be worth eating.

Winemaker Xavier Arnaudin harvests early to avoid the flabby, high-alcohol-style wine the grape can yield when too ripe, then he adds a little texture by fermenting the grapes on their skins.

Music generally sounds flabbier through the Echo compared to the Nest Audio.

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After a night with football legend Joe Namath, she told her driver that Namath was “flabby.”

He was twenty-five and in peak physical condition when he went in, but a flabby thirty when he came out.

Not every kid who returns home suffers from bombastic dreams matched only by their lack of direction and flabby self-discipline.

You see for yourself that that paragraph just consists of flabby and general rhetoric that kinda sorta sounds believable.

In a Rolling Stone article about Secretary of State Clinton, he referred to her “flabby arms.”

It is as much as I can do to prevent myself flinging my arms round the old shop-woman's neck and kissing her flabby cheeks.

When I hear (as I often do) some flabby boozer whining and ascribing his trouble to the drinkshop, I despise him.

His eyes had retreated deeper into the sockets, and his thick lips, once so firm and domineering, were loose and flabby.

The flabby hand laid the weapon in Crozier's lean and strenuous fingers.

The object had something of the form of a jester's bauble with points, which hung flabby and undulating.


On this page you'll find 54 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to flabby, such as: lax, sloppy, drooping, enervated, flaccid, and flexuous.

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