Examples of black sheep in a Sentence
She was the black sheep of the family.
Recent Examples of black sheep from the Web
Alex Roe co-stars as the black sheep of a wealthy, politically powerful local family.
Burnham was the artistic black sheep of a sporty family.
But the princess' names for her black sheep is this is not the first incident opening her up to criticism for her racist attitudes.
Still Pruitt's abrupt transformation into the black sheep of the Cabinet has Washington abuzz.
The 2018 cycle was likely to be a black sheep of sorts for the Michigan staff after signing a laundry list of four-star prospects in the 2016 and 2017 class.
But its lackluster driving dynamics don’t match up with the athletic ATS, CTS, and CT6 sedans, and its cabin doesn’t pamper occupants quite like the Escalade’s does, making the XT5 a sort of black sheep in the Cadillac family.
Page will play Vanya, the black sheep of her dysfunctional family.
The show’s other big name is James Franco, playing identical twins: Vincent, a hardworking barkeep, and Frankie, a hard-gambling black sheep.
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BLACK SHEEP Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of black sheep for English Language Learners
: someone who does not fit in with the rest of a group and is often considered to be a troublemaker or an embarrassment
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