flexible


flexible

adjective

Definition of FLEXIBLE

1
capable of being readily changed <fortunately, that working mother has a very flexible schedule for her office job>
2
not bound by rigid standards <parents with a flexible attitude when it comes to the children's bedtime>
3
able to bend easily without breaking <the tent was held up by crisscrossing flexible rods threaded through the top>
Synonyms bendy [chiefly British], flexible, limber, lissome (also lissom), lithe, lithesome, pliable, pliant, supple
4
able to revert to original size and shape after being stretched, squeezed, or twisted <used a flexible plastic for the toy>
Near Antonyms compact, firm, hard, solid, unyielding; brittle, crisp, crumbly, flaky (also flakey), friable, short

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