Definitions for: Flex


[n] the act of flexing; "he gave his biceps a flex to impress the ladies"
[v] form a curve; "The stick does not bend"; "Bend your knees"
[v] contract; "flex a muscle"



Webster (1913) Definition: Flex, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Flexed; p. pr. & vb. n.
Flexing.] [L. flexus, p. p. of flectere to bend, perh.
flectere and akin to falx sickle, E. falchion. Cf. Flinch.]
To bend; as, to flex the arm.


Flex, n.
Flax. [Obs.] --Chaucer.

Synonyms: bend

Antonyms: straighten, unbend

See Also: angle, arc, arch, bow, change form, change shape, contract, cower, crawl, creep, cringe, crook, crouch, curl, curl up, curve, deform, double, double over, double up, draw in, fawn, flexion, flexure, grovel, incurvate, lean, replicate, retroflex, shrink, slant, stoop, tilt, tip

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Famous Quotes Containing Flex:


So it's really nice after about a year and a half to get back on stage and flex those old muscles.

-- Michael C. Hall (American Actor)

What I look for in a script is something that challenges me, something that breaks new ground, something that allows me to flex my director muscle. You have got to think fast in this business, you've got to keep reinventing yourself to stay on top.

-- Michael Bay (American Director)


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