Simple Definition of meek
: having or showing a quiet and gentle nature : not wanting to fight or argue with other people
Examples of meek
a meek child dominated by his brothers
She may seem meek and mild but it is all an act.
Origin of meek
Middle English, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse mjūkr gentle; akin to Welsh esmwyth soft
First Known Use: 13th century
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