Meaning of “chameleon” in the English Dictionary

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chameleonnoun [ C ]

us /kəˈmil·jən/

a lizard (= type of creature) that changes its skin color to match its surroundings so that it cannot be seen

A chameleon is also a person who changes his or her opinions or behavior to please others:

Opponents called him a political chameleon for shifting his position on a range of issues.

(Definition of “chameleon” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)