adj. Pliant; flexible; easily bent; as, supple joints; supple fingers. Yielding compliant; not obstinate; submissive to guidance; as, a supple horse. Bending to the humor of others; flattering; fawning; obsequious.
Syn. - Pliant; flexible; yielding; compliant; bending; flattering; fawning; soft.
- vb. To make soft and pliant; to render flexible; as, to supple leather. To make compliant, submissive, or obedient.
- vb. To become soft and pliant.