Definitions

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  • noun uncountable The quality of being biddable
  • noun countable The extent to which something or someone is biddable

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Examples

  • Obama, with his shadowy history, handsome looks, elegant bearing, and confused background - and his apparent biddability - ideal.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • I grew up with herders... while their need to gather, biddability, and slight-to-great obsession with order is fascinating, I deliberately moved away from it when I got my first dog.

    Out and About

  • He was uncomfortably aware that for all her youth and timidity and biddability, Juliana Wishart was also a person — probably a person with dreams of love and romance and happily-ever-afters.

    Unforgiven

  • It would be very easy to dismiss The Concise Dictionary of Dress as the emperor's new clothes, an enterprise that depends on our biddability and politeness.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • One hopes, at least, that these people understand how lucky they have been: that they hold their jobs because of their political allegiance and biddability and not because of any enormous talent; that the game is about to be up; and that when it is they will have no cause for complaint.

    Telegraph.co.uk: news business sport the Daily Telegraph newspaper Sunday Telegraph

  • One hopes, at least, that these people understand how lucky they have been: that they hold their jobs because of their political allegiance and biddability and not because of any enormous talent; that the game is about to be up; and that when it is they will have no cause for complaint.

    Telegraph.co.uk: news business sport the Daily Telegraph newspaper Sunday Telegraph

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