adjective \ˈflek-sə-bəl\

: capable of bending or being bent

: easily changed : able to change or to do different things

: willing to change or to try different things

Full Definition of FLEXIBLE

:  capable of being flexed :  pliant
:  yielding to influence :  tractable
:  characterized by a ready capability to adapt to new, different, or changing requirements <a flexible foreign policy> <a flexible schedule>
flex·i·bil·i·ty \ˌflek-sə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
flex·i·bly \ˈflek-sə-blē\ adverb

Examples of FLEXIBLE

  1. flexible branches swaying in the breeze
  2. a material that is both strong and flexible
  3. She's been doing exercises to become stronger and more flexible.
  4. Our schedule for the weekend is very flexible.
  5. This computer program has to be flexible to meet all our needs.
  6. Whatever you want to do is fine with me. I'm flexible.

First Known Use of FLEXIBLE

15th century


adjective \ˈflek-sə-bəl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of FLEXIBLE

: capable of being flexed : capable of being turned, bowed, or twisted without breaking <flexible bandages> <a flexible fiber-optic bronchoscope>
flex·i·bil·i·ty \ˌflek-sə-ˈbil-ət-ē\ noun, plural flex·i·bil·i·ties


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