Middle English malliable, borrowed from late Latin malleābilis, derived from malleāre "to hammer", from malleus "hammer", from Proto-Indo-European *mal-ni- "crushing", an extended variant of *melH₂- "crush, grind".
AdjectiveModificarMalleable (comparative more Malleable, superlative most Malleable)
- Able to be hammered into thin sheets; capable of being extended or shaped by beating with a hammer, or by the pressure of rollers.
- (metaphorical) Flexible, liable to change.
- My opinion on the subject is malleable.
able to be hammered into thin sheets
liable to change
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