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1. sheepish

adjective. ['ˈʃiːpɪʃ'] like or suggestive of a sheep in docility or stupidity or meekness or timidity.

Synonyms

  • sheeplike

Antonyms

  • impenitent
  • intractable

Etymology

  • -ish (English)
  • -ish (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sheep (English)
  • sceap (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Sheepish

  • papesh

Example sentences of the word sheepish


1. Adjective
A sheepish shrug and downward gaze won't show a girl that you're worth her time.

2. sheepish

adjective. ['ˈʃiːpɪʃ'] showing a sense of shame.

Synonyms

  • ashamed

Antonyms

  • immodest
  • unrepentant

Etymology

  • -ish (English)
  • -ish (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sheep (English)
  • sceap (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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