Black Sheep Definition

A sheep with black fleece.
American Heritage
A member of a family or group who is regarded as not so respectable or successful as the rest.
Webster's New World
One who is considered disreputable or disgraceful by his or her relatives or associates.
American Heritage

Used other than as an idiom: see black,‎ sheep.


(idiomatic) A nonconformist; an unusual or unconventional person.


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