Meaning of FLEXIBLE in English

FLEXIBLE

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

—flexibly adverb

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