1. capable of taking different shapes or forms.

- eyes...of that baffling protean grey which is never twice the same

Similar word(s): variable

Sentences with protean as an adjective:

- An amoeba is a protean animalcule.

- His plots and protean characters plunge readers into the world of fable, yet their universal appeal, as this biography shows, is deeply rooted in the particularity of Garcia Marquez’s own idiosyncratic early life...