adjective, meek·er, meek·est.
Origin of meek
Examples from the Web for meekly
Bob Cratchit, the clerk who is the father of Tiny Tim and who meekly serves Scrooge, is paid fifteen shillings a week.
Devastated and utterly embarrassed, I meekly raised my hand.When Gary Wright Met George Harrison: Dream Weaver, John and Yoko, and More|Gary Wright|September 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Surely the party can tolerate a few midlevel leaders, especially younger ones, meekly supporting the policy.Republicans Move to the Center? Nope, They’re Crazier Than Ever|Michael Tomasky|August 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Nonplussed, he thought for a moment, smiled, and meekly confessed, “Nothing I guess—just boxing and my family.”Vitali Klitschko Contemplates Bowing Out of the Ring and Entering Ukrainian Politics|Gordon Marino|March 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Despite Euro elite expectations, Italian voters have not meekly submitted to foreign-imposed austerity.
“I hear and obey,” he meekly answered, and so he went to fight the Moors.Patraas|R. H. Busk
“My hat and the butter,” said Anthony meekly, and at this unique combination they both laughed.A Village Stradivarius|Kate Douglas Wiggin
"There is an errand that I desired him to do," she replied, meekly enough.Ashton Kirk, Secret Agent|John T. McIntyre
Under her poke bonnet I saw her meekly parted hair and her faded cheeks, flushed now with a hectic colour.The Romance of a Plain Man|Ellen Glasgow
Eleanor felt chagrined and meekly followed Polly after this.Polly and Eleanor|Lillian Elizabeth Roy