Definition of 'malleable'
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The metal compound is soft and malleable but becomes rigid on impact. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Language needs its protectors because it is not infinitely malleable. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Yet past promises can suddenly become malleable amid political ferment. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Our personal identity has become increasingly malleable in this modern age. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The colt proved infinitely more malleable. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The job has changed as MPs have become less malleable. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Viewers will wince at the training regime for the young and malleable, and gasp at the electrifying results. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I'm working hard to become more malleable with each passing year. Christianity Today (2000)
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Used Occasionally. malleable is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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