Black-sheep meaning

A sheep with black fleece.
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One who is considered disreputable or disgraceful by his or her relatives or associates.
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A member of a family or group who is regarded as not so respectable or successful as the rest.
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Used other than as an idiom: see black,‎ sheep.
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(idiomatic) A nonconformist; an unusual or unconventional person.
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(idiomatic) A disliked person; one who is disfavored.

He always was the black sheep in the family, as an artist among doctors and lawyers.

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