A malleable metal.
An example of malleable is a piece of wood that a hammer can reshape.
An example of malleable is a person whose decisions are constantly influenced by her peers' opinions.
A malleable leader unafraid to compromise.
The malleable rhythms of jazz.
Origin of malleable
- Middle English from Old French from Medieval Latin malleābilis from malleāre to hammer from Latin malleus hammer melə- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition