Patient and mild; not inclined to anger or resentment.
Too submissive; easily imposed on; spineless; spiritless.
Gentle or kind.
Showing patience and humility; gentle.
Easily imposed on; submissive.
The definition of meek is someone or something that does not have force or someone who is willing to give into others.
An example of meek is an argument that is not stated forcefully.
An example of meek is a person who easily gives in to others.
Origin of meek
From Middle English meek, meke, meoc, from Old Norse mjÃºkr 'soft' (compare Swedish mjuk 'soft', and Danish myg 'supple'), from Proto-Germanic *mÅ«kaz (compare Dutch muik 'soft, overripe', dialectal German mauch 'dry and decayed, rotten', Mauche 'malanders'), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)meug, *meuk- 'slick, slippery; to slip' (compare Old English smÅ«gan 'to slide, slip', Welsh mwyth 'soft, weak', Latin emungere 'to blow one's nose', Tocharian A muk 'to let go, give up', Lithuanian mÃ¹kti 'to slip away from', Old Church Slavonic mÅÄati 'to chase', Ancient Greek myssesthai 'to blow the nose', Sanskrit muÃ±cati 'he releases, lets loose').