What does the word pliant mean?

    Part of speech: adverb


  • Part of speech: noun


  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Easily bent; yielding.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Pliantness.

Usage examples for pliant

  1. " But let the scoundrel take care; for if his cooking be bad, if his bed be hard, his wine less than three years in bottle, and his waiter be not as pliant as a reed"- " There! – Marguerite de Valois by Alexandre Dumas
  2. For a moment her soft hair brushed his ear, and a light scent from her neck suggested he keep her pliant form close to him a little longer than necessary. – A Fine Fix by R. C. Noll