Simple Definition of sheepish
: showing or feeling embarrassment especially because you have done something foolish or wrong
Full Definition of sheepish
1 : resembling a sheep in meekness, stupidity, or timidity
2 : affected by or showing embarrassment caused by consciousness of a fault <a sheepish grin>
Examples of sheepish
He felt a little sheepish.
<a sheepish scholar who is most comfortable when surrounded by books>
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