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EtymologyEdit

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

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  • IPA(key): /ˈplaɪəbəl/
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  • 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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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

plier +‎ -able

AdjectiveEdit

pliable (plural pliables)

  1. pliable

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