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English adjective: waxy

1. waxy made of or covered with wax


SamplesWaxen candles.
Careful, the floor is waxy.


Synonymswaxen

2. waxy easily impressed or influenced


SamplesAn impressionable youngster.
An impressionable age.
A waxy mind.


Synonymsimpressible, impressionable


Similareasy, plastic, pliant, spinnable, susceptible


Antonymsunimpressionable

3. waxy capable of being bent or flexed or twisted without breaking


SamplesA flexible wire.
A pliant young tree.


Synonymsbendable, pliable, pliant


Similarflexible, flexile


Antonymsinflexible

4. waxy having the paleness of wax


SamplesThe poor face with the same awful waxen pallor.
The soldier turned his waxlike features toward him.
A thin face with a waxy paleness.


Synonymswaxen, waxlike


Similarcolorless, colourless


Antonymscolorful, colourful









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