Definition of 'meek'
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We had a period today that was a bit meek and mild and we have to cut those periods out. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Why couldn't I have just been a meek little rabbit? Times, Sunday Times (2016)It looked like a pretty meek surrender. The Sun (2007)He and his mother are quiet and meek. Times, Sunday Times (2007)People now realise this meek little mouse can roar if she wants. The Sun (2012)Instead of that, just a meek and lowly man riding upon the foal of a donkey. Christianity Today (2000)He asked us to learn from Him to be meek and humble of heart. Daily Readings with Mother Theresa (1993)His beautiful, booming voice had transformed this meek man into a powerful, soulful star. The Sun (2011)So it's knockout rugby, not for the meek and mild. Times, Sunday Times (2015)In court, Can tried to act meek and mild. The Sun (2009)I care not a jot if the great Republic pursues its meek and compliant subjects to the ends of the earth. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But he would be well advised to think hard about going to Villa Park based on this meek surrender. The Sun (2012)It is fair to say that in their presence I tended to be quiet, almost meek. FRANKIE: The Autobiography of Frankie Dettori (2004)
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Used Occasionally. meek is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'meek'
British English: meek ADJECTIVE
If you describe a person as meek, you think that they are gentle and quiet, and likely to do what other people say.
He was a meek, mild-mannered fellow.
Definition of meek from the Collins English Dictionary
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