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Definition of "malleable" []

  • Capable of being shaped or formed, as by hammering or pressure: a malleable metal. (adjective)
  • Easily controlled or influenced; tractable. (adjective)
  • Able to adjust to changing circumstances; adaptable: the malleable mind of the pragmatist. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "malleable" in a sentence
  • ""I consider it more what I call malleable cinema than interactive," Coppola said."
  • "Textured as in malleable play-doh Eric Bana types?"
  • "Belief in malleable intelligence is no free lunch - it could easily lead students to waste years of their lives trying and failing."