Share this entry

American English: /əˈbidiənt/
, /oʊˈbidiənt/
British English: /əˈbiːdɪənt/

Translation of obedient in Spanish:


  • your obedient servant [formal] [dated]
    su humilde servidor [formal] [dated]
    Example sentences
    • They are expected to be obedient and comply with requests from adults immediately.
    • We have been taught to be obedient to authorities and not to think for ourselves much.
    • With Mimi he was expected to be neatly groomed, dutiful and obedient.

Definition of obedient in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources


    Next Score: