Definition of Biddable

1. Adjective. Willing to carry out the orders or wishes of another without protest. "Too acquiescent to challenge authority"

Exact synonyms: Acquiescent
Similar to: Obedient
Derivative terms: Acquiesce, Acquiescence, Bid, Bid



Definition of Biddable

1. a. Obedient; docile.

Definition of Biddable

1. Adjective. Docile, amenable or compliant. ¹

2. Adjective. (bridge) Suitable for bidding. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Biddable

1. obedient [adj] : BIDDABLY [adv] - See also: obedient

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Biddable

bid one's time
bid price
bid prices
bid size
bid sizes
bidactyly
bidaily
bidale
bidales
bidarka
bidarkas
bidarkee
bidarkees
biddabilities
biddability
biddable (current term)
biddably
bidded
bidden
bidder
bidders
biddest
biddeth
biddi-biddi
biddies
bidding
bidding contest
bidding price
bidding prices
biddings

Literary usage of Biddable

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1. A Supplementary English Glossary by Thomas Lewis Owen Davies (1881)
"She is exceedingly attentive and useful, and uot at all presumptuous ; indeed I never saw a more biddable woman.—Dickens, l)otn- bey and iSW, ch. viii. ..."

2. Standish of Standish: A Story of the Pilgrims by Jane Goodwin Austin (1889)
"'Mild and biddable,' forsooth ! Those virtues were left out when they brewed the Standish blood, Master Allerton, and courage and honor and some ..."

3. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1879)
"From the same origin with UK HIM, qv biddable, adj. Obedient, pliable in temper. A biddable bairn, a child that cheerfully does what is desired or enjoined ..."

4. Jamieson's Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are by John Jamieson, John Johnstone (1867)
"... from the same origin with BEDIS, qT biddable, adj. Obedient; pliable In temper,- «s. "A biddable bairn," a child that ..."

5. Lakeland Words: A Collection of Dialect Words and Phrases, as Used in by B. Kirkby (1898)
"biddable—Obedient, as a biddable child. BIGGIN—A building. BITE, BIGHT—A bend in a river. BIDDY—A louse. BICKER—A wood pot seck as thev sarra hens in, ..."

6. Northumberland Words by Richard Oliver Heslop, Oliver Heslop (1892)
"biddable, obedient. It is alike applied in describing an obedient child, or horse, or dog. " It's that biddable, leuk ye, ye can de owt wi'd. ..."

7. A Glossary of North Country Words, with Their Etymology, and Affinity to by John Trotter Brockett, William Edward Brockett (1846)
"biddable, obedient, of a compliant temper; as a biddable child. BIDDING, or BIDDEN-WEDDING, an invitation to a wedding. Some of the Cumbrians, ..."

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