- The definition of a lamb is a baby sheep, the meat of sheep, a gentle or sweet person, or someone who is easily fooled because of inexperience.
- A newborn sheep is an example of a lamb.
- The meat traditionally used to make shepherd's pie is an example of lamb.
- An example of a person who is a lamb is someone who is very gentle with a new baby.
- A person who is tricked into giving money to a stranger is an example of someone who is a lamb.
A cute little lamb.
lamb definition by Webster's New World
- a young sheep
- the flesh of a young sheep, used as food
- a gentle or innocent person, particularly a child
- a loved person; dear
- a person easily tricked or outwitted, as an inexperienced speculator
Origin: Middle English ; from Old English akin to German lamm (OHG lamb) ; from Indo-European an unverified form lonbhos (; from base an unverified form el-: see elk) from source Gothic lamb
- Lamb, Charles (pen name Elia) 1775-1834; Eng. essayist & critic
- Lamb, Mary (Ann) 1764-1847; Eng. writer: sister of Charles & coauthor with him of Tales from Shakespeare
- Lamb, Willis Eugene 1913-; U.S. physicist
lamb definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- a. A young sheep, especially one that is not yet weaned.b. The flesh of a young sheep used as meat.c. Lambskin.
- A sweet, mild-mannered person; a dear.
- One who can be duped or cheated especially in financial matters.
- Lamb Christianity Jesus.
Origin: Middle English, from Old English.
, Charles Known as “Elia.” 1775-1834.
, William. Second Viscount Melbourne. 1779-1848.
lamb - Phrases/Idioms