Definition of meek in English:

meek

Syllabification: meek
Pronunciation: /mēk
 
/

adjective

Derivatives

meekly

adverb
More example sentences
  • Ham, reluctantly, accepted the former and meekly began packing up his papers.
  • Vice-chancellors meekly turn the other cheek, terrified of losing cash.
  • Peter was sitting meekly on the sofa, silently staring at the wall.

Origin

Middle English me(o)c (also in the sense 'courteous or indulgent'), from Old Norse mjúkr 'soft, gentle'.

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