Definition of meek in English:
Quiet, gentle, and easily imposed on; submissive: I used to call her Miss Mouse because she was so meek and mild the meek compliance of our politicians
More example sentences
- Saskia was active and roamed around her cot, lively and feeding hungrily, while Helena was meek, quiet and still.
- One can be quiet, meek and fun, while the other snarls, bites and attacks everything.
- What did the Government members on that committee say, in meek, quiet voices?
Middle English me(o)c (also in the sense 'courteous or indulgent'), from Old Norse mjúkr 'soft, gentle'.
- 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.