Translation of "supple" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈsʌp.əl/ us /ˈsʌp.əl/

supple adjective (BENDING)

bending or able to be bent easily; not stiff

I'm not supple enough (= my body doesn't bend easily enough) to touch the floor. 我身体的柔韧性不够好,站着的时候双手无法触到地面。
The gloves were made of very supple leather. 这副手套是用非常柔软的皮革做成的。

supple adjective (ABLE TO CHANGE)

literary able to change quickly and successfully to suit different conditions

She has shown that she has a supple mind. 她已经证明了自己头脑很灵活。
We need a more supple monetary policy. 我们需要一个更加灵活的货币政策。

(Translation of “supple” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)