Definition of malleable adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    malleable

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//ˈmæliəbl//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈmæliəbl//
     
     
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  1. 1 (specialist) (of metal, etc.) that can be hit or pressed into different shapes easily without breaking or cracking
  2. 2(of people, ideas, etc.) easily influenced or changed
  3. Word Origin late Middle English (in the sense ‘able to be hammered’): via Old French from medieval Latin malleabilis, from Latin malleus ‘a hammer’.
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