obliging

[ uh-blahy-jing ]
/ əˈblaɪ dʒɪŋ /

adjective

willing or eager to do favors, offer one's services, etc.; accommodating: The clerk was most obliging.

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Origin of obliging

First recorded in 1630–40; oblige + -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM obliging

o·blig·ing·ly, adverbo·blig·ing·ness, nounun·o·blig·ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for obligingly

obliging
/ (əˈblaɪdʒɪŋ) /

adjective

ready to do favours; agreeable; kindly

Derived forms of obliging

obligingly, adverbobligingness, noun
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