Definition of multiflex in English:


Pronunciation /ˈmʌltɪflɛks/


  • 1Especially in commercial use: flexible, bendable in many ways or directions. More generally: multi-purpose, suitable for a variety of uses or situations.

  • 2North American Sport
    In certain games: designating a type of (especially offensive) play suitable for many different situations. Chiefly in "multiflex offence" noun (a) American Football a strategy in which the backs and ends show flexibility in the positions they can adopt; (b) Basketball a strategy notable for the wide repertoire of tactics used on the offense.


1930s; earliest use found in American Home. From multi- + flex-.