pliable

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

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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 fairly moist.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

plier +‎ -able

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pliable (plural pliables)

  1. pliable

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