Definition of 'docile'
Example sentences containing 'docile'
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This rout was on a docile batting pitch. The Sun (2012)Once rescued, they are really docile creatures and will sit and let you treat them. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It allowed women to control a horse at all paces: no longer did they have to sit sideways on a docile animal. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I think people enjoy watching an old person who's not sweet, docile or compliant. The Sun (2014)
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Used Occasionally. docile is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'docile'
British English: docile ADJECTIVE
A person or animal that is docile is quiet, not aggressive, and easily controlled.
...docile, obedient children.
Definition of docile from the Collins English Dictionary
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