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obliging

adjective

: willing to help : helpful in a friendly way

Full Definition of OBLIGING

:  willing to do favors :  helpful
oblig·ing·ly \-jiŋ-lē\ adverb
oblig·ing·ness noun

Examples of OBLIGING

  1. An obliging passerby helped her with her packages.
  2. <an obliging concierge used her pull to get us reservations at the town's hottest restaurant>

First Known Use of OBLIGING

1632

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