Part of speech: adjective

Disposed to do favors.

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Usage examples "obliging":

  1. " A man hard to match for work, afraid of nothing and obliging withal. - "Maria Chapdelaine A Tale of the Lake St. John Country", Louis Hemon.
  2. " No, no, I've no luggage to- day," the Bailie hastily explained to an obliging porter, and he stood between the man and the cab so as to block all vision. - "Young Barbarians", Ian Maclaren.
  3. If you will be truly obliging- you always are, you know- and conduct me to the one on three legs in the middle of the room, I will play you an air from Gluck's 'Orfeo, ' which I am sure you will enjoy.... - "When Ghost Meets Ghost", William Frend De Morgan.