pliable

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From Middle French, from Old French ploiable, from ploiier (to fold).

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  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aɪəbəl

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pliable (comparative more pliable, superlative most pliable)

  1. soft, flexible, easily bent, formed, shaped, or molded
    You will find the clay perfectly pliable as long as it stays moist.
  2. Easily persuaded; yielding to influence.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

plier +‎ -able

Adjective[edit]

pliable (plural pliables)

  1. pliable

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