biddable biddable  /ˈbɪ də bəl/


  • (adj) willing to carry out the orders or wishes of another without protest


  1. With two biddable suits and rosy game prospects, Goren opened one club to give Sobel a chance to reply at the one level in case she held a weak hand.
  2. Sir To my mind, your reporting on Australia March 26 was pretty accurate, but I cannot accept your patronizing comment that Australia used to be just a biddable child.



  1. "Well, nobody told me to write a grim book," Enright says. "I've never been biddable as a writer. If someone did tell me what to write, it just wouldn't work when I got to my desk. So they can say what they like, really. My business is to...
    on Oct 21, 2007 By: Anne Enright Source: Times Online

  2. "He is the most charming, biddable, sweet-natured, perfect pet I've ever come across," Ms Cooper said in a statement. "It is an absolute tragedy that thousands are killed in England and Ireland every year."
    on Oct 17, 2007 By: Jilly Cooper Source: BBC News

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