flex ‧ i ‧ ble AC /ˈfleksəb ə l, ˈfleksɪb ə l/ BrE AmE adjective
[ Word Family: noun : ↑ flexibility ≠ ↑ inflexibility ; adverb : ↑ flexibly ≠ ↑ inflexibly ; adjective : ↑ flexible ≠ ↑ inflexible ]
[ Date: 1400-1500 ; Language: Latin ; Origin: flexibilis , from flexus , past participle of flectere 'to bend' ]
1 . a person, plan etc that is flexible can change or be changed easily to suit any new situation OPP inflexible :
We can be flexible about your starting date.
extremely/highly/fairly etc flexible
Our new computer software is extremely flexible.
The government needs a more flexible approach to education.
2 . something that is flexible can bend or be bent easily OPP rigid :
shoes with flexible rubber soles