- Capable of being flexed or bent without breaking; able to be turned, bowed, or twisted, without breaking; pliable; not stiff or brittle.
- Willing or ready to yield to the influence of others; not invincibly rigid or obstinate; tractable; manageable; ductile; easy and compliant; wavering.
- Capable or being adapted or molded; plastic,; as, a flexible language.
NounFlexible (plural Flexibles)
- (chiefly engineering and manufacturing) Something that is flexible
Adverbs for Flexible
conveniently; adaptably; suitably; appropriately; diplomatically; agreeably; pliantly; tractably; complaisantly; affably; pleasantly; indulgently; easily; manageably; smoothly; fortunately; properly.
Synonyms for Flexible
Antonyms for Flexible
able to adapt, acquiescent, adaptable, adaptive, adjustable, all-around, alterable, alterative, ambidextrous, amenable, amphibious, bendable, bending, biddable, bouncy, buoyant, changeable, checkered, complaisant, compliant, conformable, convenient, cooperative, creased, crimped, docile, dog-eared, doubled, ductile, easy, elastic, ever-changing, extensible, extensile, fabricable, facile, feasible, fictile, flexile, flexuous, flounced, fluid, fluted, foldable, folded, folding, foolproof, formable, formative, gathered, generally capable, giving, handy, impermanent, impressible, impressionable, kaleidoscopic, like putty, limber, lissome, lithe, lithesome, lively, malleable, manageable, maneuverable, many-sided, metamorphic, mobile, modifiable, moldable, movable, mutable, nonuniform, obedient, other-directed, permutable, persuadable, persuasible, plaited, plastic, pleated, pliable, pliant, plicate, plicated, plicatile, practical, protean, proteiform, quilled, receptive, resilient, resourceful, responsive, rubbery, ruffled, sensitive, sequacious, shapable, springy, stretch, stretchable, stretchy, submissive, supple, susceptible, tensile, tractable, tractile, transient, transitory, tucked, twilled, two-handed, unaustere, undemanding, unexacting, unharsh, unsevere, unstrict, untroublesome, variable, versatile, whippy, wieldable, wieldy, willowy, yielding
From Latin flexibilis.
- flexible (all senses)