black sheep


: someone who does not fit in with the rest of a group and is often considered to be a troublemaker or an embarrassment

Full Definition of BLACK SHEEP

:  a disfavored or disreputable member of a group

Examples of BLACK SHEEP

  1. She was the black sheep of the family.

First Known Use of BLACK SHEEP



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