Synonyms for flimsily
- at first glance
- not profoundly
- not thoroughly
- on the surface
- once over lightly
- to the casual eye
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FLIMSILY
These new houses are flimsily built; they might hear you upstairs.
Gun locks were loose, declares Marshall, because flimsily put on; the muskets were scarcely better than clubs.
He painted much too fast and flimsily, and far too much by the help of foreign assistants—in fact, avowedly to fill his kitchen.
Houses do not last long in Turkey; they are but flimsily built and fires are very frequent.
There was a smile at this, for the valiant junior was small for his age, and flimsily built.
There was no keel to any one of these boats, and the ribs were flimsily put together.