- 1(of animals, birds, etc.) not afraid of people, and used to living with them The bird became so tame that it was impossible to release it back into the wild. opposite wild
- 2(informal) not interesting or exciting You'll find life here pretty tame after New York.
- 3 (informal) (of a person) willing to do what other people ask Her boyfriend's very tame and does whatever she wants.
- adverb She's not likely to stand by and tamely accept defeat.
- noun [uncountable]
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