Flabby vs Saggy - What's the difference?

flabby | saggy |


As adjectives the difference between flabby and saggy

is that flabby is yielding to the touch, and easily moved or shaken; hanging loose by its own weight; wanting firmness; flaccid; as, flabby flesh while saggy is baggy or loose-fitting.

flabby

English

Adjective

(er)
  • Yielding to the touch, and easily moved or shaken; hanging loose by its own weight; wanting firmness; flaccid; as, flabby flesh .
  • * {{quote-journal
  • , date = 1867-12-28 , title = External Manual Pressure during Labour , first = John , last = Wades , journal = The British Medical Journal , volume = 2 , page = 601 , pageurl = http://books.google.com/books?id=RxRAAAAAcAAJ&pg=PA601&dq=flabby , passage = My attention was accidentally drawn to this aid, some five or six years ago, while attending a lady (multipara) in her confinement, who suffered from umbilical hernia, with large flabby abdomen. }}
  • (of wine) Having a slight lack of acidity; having mild sweetness.
  • overwrought.
  • a flabby sheaf on a paracompact space

    Antonyms

    * (yielding to the touch) muscled

    Synonyms

    * (having a slight lack of acidity) flat

    saggy

    English

    Adjective

    (er)
  • Baggy or loose-fitting.
  • That sinks or droops from wear or its own weight.