What does the word obliging mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Disposed to do favors.

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by 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 by William Frend De Morgan