What does flex mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flex(verb)

    the act of flexing

    "he gave his biceps a flex to impress the ladies"

  2. flex(verb)


    "flex a muscle"

  3. flex(verb)

    exhibit the strength of

    "The victorious army flexes its invincibility"

  4. bend, flex(verb)

    form a curve

    "The stick does not bend"

  5. flex, bend(verb)

    bend a joint

    "flex your wrists"; "bend your knees"

  6. flex, bend, deform, twist, turn(verb)

    cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form

    "bend the rod"; "twist the dough into a braid"; "the strong man could turn an iron bar"


  1. flex(Noun)

    Flexibility, pliancy.

  2. flex(Noun)

    The act of flexing.

  3. flex(Noun)

    Any flexible insulated electrical wiring.

  4. flex(Noun)

    A point of inflection.

  5. flex(Verb)

    To bend something.

  6. flex(Verb)

    To repeatedly bend one of one's joints.

  7. flex(Verb)

    To move part of the body using one's muscles.

  8. flex(Verb)

    To tighten the muscles for display of size or strength.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Flex(verb)

    to bend; as, to flex the arm

  2. Flex(noun)


  3. Origin: [L. flexus, p. p. of flectere to bend, perh. flectere and akin to falx sickle, E. falchion. Cf. Flinch.]


  1. Flex

    Flex is a fictional character, a superhero in the Marvel Comics universe. He is a former member of the superhero team Alpha Flight, but later got downgraded to Beta Flight

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How to pronounce flex?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say flex in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of flex in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of flex in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of flex in a Sentence

  1. House Speaker Paul Ryan:

    I think we've had some pretty good legislation on flex time, and that's a bill that I think is a great idea.

  2. Steven Rutkovsky:

    Where new deals are getting priced is less of an issue than the continued perception of market risk and volatility in syndication, that's appearing in the form of increased flex in pricing and other terms.

  3. Dave Clark:

    Flex is all about leveraging available capacity.

  4. Jennifer Owens:

    Men not only want flex, they are using it confidently -- in numbers that rival women, it means that workplace flex is no longer a working mother, or even a women's, issue. It's an everyone issue, which lends more fuel to the argument that flex works, no matter who you are.

  5. Miguel Jaller:

    I would not say [ Amazon Flex is ] pretty environmentally friendly, i would say less environmentally bad than others.

Images & Illustrations of flex

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Translations for flex

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  • огъвам, шнур, прегъвам, гъвкавостBulgarian
  • Anschlusskabel, Anpassungsfähigkeit, spielen, beugen, Flexibilität, biegen, Elastizität, Biegsamkeit, knicken, Beweglichkeit, lassen, MuskelnGerman
  • καλώδιοGreek
  • tensarSpanish
  • ühendusjuheEstonian
  • venytellä, liitäntäjohto, verryttely, joustavuus, pullistella, pullistelu, venyttely, verrytellä, jousto, taivuttaaFinnish
  • banderFrench
  • teud-dealain, fleisgScottish Gaelic
  • फ्लेक्सHindi
  • flettere, flessibilità, piegare, flessione, contrarreItalian
  • flexibiliteit, plooien, buigen, buigbaarheid, plooibaarheid, samentrekkenDutch
  • napinać, prężyćPolish
  • flexibilidadePortuguese
  • a contractaRomanian
  • изгибать, гибкость, напрягать, гнутьRussian
  • napetiSerbo-Croatian
  • napnúťSlovak
  • esneklikTurkish

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