from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Flexible.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In bacteriology, applied to filamentous forms of bacteria which are twisted and curved, although retaining their rigidity.
  • Flexible; pliant; pliable; mobile; easily bent; readily yielding to power, impulse, or moral force.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Flexible; pliant; pliable; easily bent; plastic; tractable.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective flexible
  • adjective Capable of being repeatedly flexed without breaking

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective able to flex; able to bend easily


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