[ flek-sil or, esp. British, -sahyl ]
/ ˈflɛk sɪl or, esp. British, -saɪl /


flexible; pliant; tractable; adaptable.

Origin of flexile

First recorded in 1625–35, flexile is from the Latin word flexilis pliant, pliable. See flex1, -ile

Related forms

flex·il·i·ty, noun
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