Translation of "malleable" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /ˈmæl.i.ə.bl̩/ us

A malleable substance is easily changed into a new shape.

Lead and tin are malleable metals.

easily influenced, trained, or controlled

He had an actor’s typically malleable features.
Europe saw its colonies as a source of raw material and a malleable workforce.
malleability noun [ no plural ] uk /ˌmæl.i.əˈbɪl.ɪ.ti/ us /-ə.t̬i/

(Translation of “malleable” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)