docile docile  /ˈdɑ səl/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) willing to be taught or led or supervised or directed
  2. (adj) ready and willing to be taught
  3. (adj) easily handled or managed

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • She may come off as a docile person but God help the person who meddles with her.

News

  1. Adoptable animals

    Doodlebug is a happy and sweet-natured 2 year old Chihuahua mix. He is very docile and will roll right on to his back for belly rubs. He is also a major lap dog, climbing right up to snuggle. Take this six-pound bundle of joy home today.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Las Cruces Sun-News

  2. MH woman seeks owners of two pit bulls that allegedly attacked family pet in Paradise Park

    The owner of a “docile” Dalmatian border collie mix is looking for the owners of what appeared to be two pit bull mixes that allegedly attacked her dog in the middle of a public park in Morgan Hill Mo
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Morgan Hill Times

Quotes

  1. "Before he cleans out his office," Gumbel said. "Have Paul Tagliabue show you where he keeps Gene Upshaw's leash. By making the docile head of the players union his personal pet, your predecessor has kept the peace without giving players the...
    on Aug 21, 2006 By: Bryant Gumbel Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. Talking about her character in the film, Manisha said: "It's not a double role but shows two characters within a single person. One side of the character is very submissive and docile and innocent. The other side of her is very strong. She is...
    on May 2, 2010 By: Manisha Koirala Source: Times of India

  3. "It wasn't a conscious decision to be bold or anything. It all depends on how different artists envision me. If Soorajji (Barjatya) could see me as this simple, docile small town girl in Vivah, then another person saw me the way I am on the magazine...
    on Sep 18, 2008 By: Amrita Rao Source: Sify

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