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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The quality or state of being droopy or flaccid.

Usage examples (27)
  • The "floppiness" of lower strings on short-scale instruments, can be cured by using thicker strings, which have to be given more tension to reach the same pitch.
  • Softening and floppiness of the airway structures above the vocal cords.
  • The questioner can still ask the candidates that do show up to comment on Romney's floppiness.
  • I was worried about this in the beginning, but it showed no signs of floppiness, so I kept knitting. for more
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