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black sheep

noun

Simple Definition of 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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of black sheep

  1. :  a disfavored or disreputable member of a group

Examples of black sheep in a sentence

  1. She was the black sheep of the family.



1657

First Known Use of black sheep

1657


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