biddable


bid·da·ble

adjective \ˈbi-də-bəl\

: willing to do whatever someone tells you to do : easily taught, led, or controlled

: available to be bid on

Full Definition of BIDDABLE

1
:  easily led, taught, or controlled :  docile
2
:  capable of being bid
bid·da·bil·i·ty \ˌbi-də-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
bid·da·bly \ˈbi-də-blē\ adverb

Examples of BIDDABLE

  1. The children became less biddable as they grew older.
  2. <the elderly widower was one of the more biddable and cooperative residents at the nursing home>

First Known Use of BIDDABLE

circa 1768

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