- The definition of obedient is a person or thing that obeys easily.
An example of obedient is a dog that sits on command.
An obedient dog with his trainer.
obedient definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Old French ; from Classical Latin obediens, present participle of obedire, obey
- obediently adverb
obedient definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: Middle English, from Old French, from Latin oboediēns, oboedient-, present participle of oboedīre, to obey; see obey.
- o·beˈdi·ent·ly adverb