from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Exhibiting a desire or willingness to please; cheerfully obliging.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. compliant
- adj. Willing to do what pleases others.
- adj. polite, showing respect
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Desirous to please; courteous; obliging; compliant.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Disposed to please; pleasing in manners; compliantly disposed; exhibiting complaisance; affable; gracious; obliging.
- Synonyms Courteous, Urbane, etc. See polite.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. showing a cheerful willingness to do favors for others
French, from Old French, present participle of complaire, to please, from Latin complacēre; see complacent.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French complaire ("willing to please"), from Latin complacēre, present active infinitive of complaceō ("please well"), from com- ("with") + placeō ("please"). (Wiktionary)