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Sheep vs. Sheepish — What's the Difference?

Sheep vs. Sheepish — What's the Difference?

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Sheep

Sheep (Ovis aries) are quadrupedal, ruminant mammals typically kept as livestock. Like all ruminants, sheep are members of the order Artiodactyla, the even-toed ungulates.
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Sheepish

Embarrassed, as by consciousness of a fault
A sheepish grin.
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Sheep

A domesticated ruminant mammal (Ovis aries) having a thick coat, raised in many breeds for its wool, edible flesh, or hide.
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Sheepish

Meek or stupid.
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Sheep

Any of various wild ruminant mammals related to and resembling the domestic sheep, such as the aoudad, bighorn sheep, and mouflon.
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Sheepish

Having the characteristics of a sheep.
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Sheep

Leather made from the skin of one of these animals.
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Sheepish

Shy, meek, shameful or embarrassed.
A sheepish girl
A sheepish grin
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Sheep

A person regarded as timid, weak, or submissive.
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Sheepish

Of or pertaining to sheep.
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Sheep

One who is easily swayed or led.
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Sheepish

Like a sheep; bashful; over-modest; meanly or foolishly diffident; timorous to excess.
Wanting change of company, he will, when he comes abroad, be a sheepish or conceited creature.
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Sheep

(countable) A woolly ruminant of the genus Ovis.
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Sheepish

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

The domestic Ovies aries, the most well known species of Ovis.
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Sheepish

Showing a sense of shame
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Sheep

(countable) A timid, shy person who is easily led by others.
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Sheep

A religious adherent, a member of a congregation or religious community (compare flock).
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Sheep

(uncountable) Sheepskin leather.
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Sheep

A person who is easily understood by a speech recognition system; contrasted with goat.
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Sheep

Any one of several species of ruminants of the genus Ovis, native of the higher mountains of both hemispheres, but most numerous in Asia.
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Sheep

A weak, bashful, silly fellow.
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Sheep

Fig.: The people of God, as being under the government and protection of Christ, the great Shepherd.
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Sheep

Woolly usually horned ruminant mammal related to the goat
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Sheep

A timid defenseless simpleton who is readily preyed upon
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Sheep

A docile and vulnerable person who would rather follow than make an independent decision;
His students followed him like sheep
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