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SHEEPISH

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does sheepish mean? 

SHEEPISH (adjective)
  The adjective SHEEPISH has 2 senses:

1. like or suggestive of a sheep in docility or stupidity or meekness or timidity
2. showing a sense of shame

  Familiarity information: SHEEPISH used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SHEEPISH (adjective)


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Meaning:

Like or suggestive of a sheep in docility or stupidity or meekness or timidity

Synonyms:

sheepish; sheeplike

Similar:

docile (willing to be taught or led or supervised or directed)


Sense 2sheepish [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Showing a sense of shame

Synonyms:

shamefaced; sheepish

Similar:

ashamed (feeling shame or guilt or embarrassment or remorse)


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