Definitions

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  • adj. Full of flaws or cracks; broken; defective.
  • adj. Subject to sudden flaws or gusts of wind.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Full of flaws or cracks; broken; defective; faulty.
  • adj. Subject to sudden flaws or gusts of wind.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having flaws or cracks; broken; defective; faulty.
  • Subject to sudden flaws or puffs of wind.

Etymologies

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flaw +‎ -y

Examples

  • They bragged of chipped gears that was shipped through with the bad cogs covered with grease, of flawy drivin 'shafts, of cheesy armor-plate that you could puncture with a tack-hammer.

    The House of Torchy

  • You will put in every missing rivet, replace every flawy plate, and make every machine perfect, or I'll smash your little two-by-four concern so flat the bankruptcy courts won't find enough to tack a libel notice on.

    The House of Torchy

  • These flats very much resemble some we crossed when travelling close to and parallel with the Malagarazi river; for the cracked and flawy nature of the ground, now parched up by a constant drought, shows that this part gets inundated in the wet season.

    What Led to the Discovery of the Source of the Nile

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