Definitions of flexible

  1. Flexibly. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. making or willing to make concessions; "loneliness tore through him...whenever he thought of...even the compromising Louis du Tillet" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. extended meanings; capable of change; "a flexible character"; "flexible schedules" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. bending and snapping back readily without breaking Wordnet Dictionary DB
  5. Capable of being flexed or bent; admitting of being turned, bowed, or twisted, without breaking; pliable; yielding to pressure; not stiff or brittle. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Willing or ready to yield to the influence of others; not invincibly rigid or obstinate; tractable; manageable; ductile; easy and compliant; wavering. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Capable or being adapted or molded; plastic,; as, a flexible language. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Easily bent, pliant; yielding to persuasion. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. That may be bent; pliable. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  10. Bending readily; pliable; pliant; plastic; tractable; yielding. flexile. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. Easily bent; easily persuaded to comply; pliant; tractable; manageable. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for flexible

  1. Maybe we may gain from this prolonged contact, for the matter of that, something more flexible than an abstract definition,- a practical, intimate acquaintance, such as springs from a long companionship. – Laughter: An Essay on the Meaning of the Comic by Henri Bergson
  2. You shall see there, any pleasant day before the Carnival, the aristocracy of the kingdom, the fast young hopes of the nobility, the diplomatic body resident, and the flexible figures and graceful bearing of the high- born ladies of Castile. – Castilian Days by John Hay