Sheepish meaning

shēpĭsh
Meek or stupid.
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The definition of sheepish is embarrassed after doing something wrong or shy.

An example of sheepish is a person who has just said something bad about her manager that the manager overheard.

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Resembling sheep in meekness, timidity, etc.
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Embarrassed, as by consciousness of a fault.

A sheepish grin.

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Having the characteristics of a sheep.
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Origin of sheepish

  • From sheep +"Ž -ish.

    From Wiktionary