Word of the Day for Saturday April 2, 2005
biddable \BID-uh-buhl\, adjective:
1. Easily led or commanded; obedient.
2. Capable of being bid.
But because they are sociable, biddable, obliging, stoic and generous, most are happy to join in. --Sue Montgomery, "The Nature of Horses," New Statesman, July 18, 1997
The chaotically organised event proved nothing more than that one charismatic individual can impose his will on a lot of biddable ones. --Thomas Sutcliffe, "Last night's television," Independent, May 2002
Both are calm, biddable, cooperative, sensible companions. --Bill McClure, "The right start," American Hunter, November 2003
I know a few people like this, and I know a few who are the oppisite, but more frighteningly, the numbers are near equal!