Definition of flexile in English:

flexile

Syllabification: flex·ile
Pronunciation: /ˈfleksəl, -ˌsīl
 
/

adjective

archaic
  • Pliant and flexible: the serpent’s flexile body
    More example sentences
    • Watanabe repeated Japan's stance that China should move to a more flexile exchange system for the sake of its economy and the world economy.
    • Her flexile body bends, her white feet glide.
    • Naoe smiled with satisfaction, he embraced Takaya's flexile body.

Derivatives

flexility

Pronunciation: /flekˈsilətē/
noun
More example sentences
  • We can properly measure your cardiovascular strength, your upper body strength, your core strength and your flexility.

Origin

mid 17th century: from Latin flexilis, from flectere 'to bend'.

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