verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- any flexible, insulated electric cord; an electric cord or extension cord.
- Slang. an elastic band, as a garter.
- fleury, andré hercule de,
- fleury, claude,
- flex one's muscles,
Origin of flex1
Origin of flex2
Examples from the Web for flex
When it comes to tangible gifts, the sharing economy really starts to flex its holiday disrupting muscle.
Unlike Bond, constantly thwarting Soviet villains, Burlington never got a chance to flex its muscle.
Do you find it more difficult to flex your comedy muscle versus your dramatic one?Life After ‘SVU’: Christopher Meloni on ‘They Came Together,’ Stabler, and His Famous Behind|Marlow Stern|June 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But Sapan has yet to flex his holography skills with a sitting president.New York’s Hologram King Is Also the City’s Last Pro Holographer|Nina Strochlic|May 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But Russia continued to flex its muscles nonetheless in Syria and now in Ukraine.
On the inside we feel three tendons of important muscles on the back of the thigh which flex the leg upon the thigh.A Practical Physiology|Albert F. Blaisdell
Already the coiled muscles of his thighs were beginning to flex for a spring, when Valeria cried out.Red Nails|Robert E. Howard
Don't you see how I'll have to flex my muscles—like this—to show you how strong I am?Fanny Herself|Edna Ferber
The function of this tendon is to flex the foot at the fetlock.Special Report on Diseases of the Horse|United States Department of Agriculture
He studied his walk, his body movements, stripped him again and again and for the thousandth time made him flex all his muscles.The Turtles of Tasman|Jack London
Word Origin for flex
1520s, probably a back-formation from flexible. Related: Flexed; flexing.