1 pliable, pliant, elastic, resilient, supple, bendable, limber, lithe, stretchy, stretchable, springy, extensible or extensile, ductile, flexile, tensile, yielding, willowy:
The foil is a thin, flexible duelling sword.
2 modifiable, adaptable, conformable, compliant, malleable, obedient, tractable, manageable, cooperative, amenable, persuadable or persuasible:
English seems to be an infinitely flexible language. Nicole is flexible in her attitude towards politics.
3 easy, facile, submissive, complaisant, docile:
Discipline at the school might be a little too flexible.
be, seem | become | remain | make sth
We need to make the working day more flexible.
| keep sth
extremely, highly, very | completely, fully, perfectly, totally | infinitely
Human beings are infinitely flexible and able to adjust when survival depends on it.
| fairly, pretty, quite, reasonably, relatively | enough, sufficiently | insufficiently
My mother is fairly flexible about what time I need to be home. Latest queries: tense, major, civil, physical, panel, random, mental, ranch, amend, notation, alter, scheme, aid, utilise, status, tummy, indebted, attitude, communicate, flexible,