1. [ adjective ] humble in spirit or manner; suggesting retiring mildness or even cowed submissiveness
Synonyms: modest mild

"meek and self-effacing"

Related terms: humble
2. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 2600
3. [ adjective ] very docile
Synonyms: tame

"tame obedience" "meek as a mouse"- Langston Hughes

Related terms: docile
4. [ adjective ] evidencing little spirit or courage; overly submissive or compliant
Synonyms: spiritless compliant

"compliant and anxious to suit his opinions of those of others" "a fine fiery blast against meek conformity"- Orville Prescott "was submissive and subservient"

Related terms: submissive
Similar spelling:   Meeks