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Definition of meek adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    meek

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//mik//
     
    (meeker, meekest)
     
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  1. 1quiet, gentle, and always ready to do what other people want without expressing your own opinion synonym compliant, self-effacing They called her Miss Mouse because she was so meek and mild. They hung their heads in meek submission.
  2. 2the meek noun [plural] people who are meek Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.
 
adverb He meekly did whatever was asked of him.
 
noun [uncountable]
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