Examples of sheep in a Sentence
he came to see that the members of the cult were sheep who naively went along with whatever their leader dictated
Recent Examples of sheep from the Web
Court papers describe the couple's land as a 3.4-acre parcel, populated by sheep, goats and chickens.
Katy Perry tiger claws, since Katy calls herself a tiger and Taylor a sheep. 3.
Looks like Google won’t have to rely on those camera-carrying sheep in the Faroe Islands anymore.
Rescue Ranch in Vacaville packed up its chickens, pigs and sheep and headed for safer ground in Grass Valley.
An 1896 Indianapolis News article noted that not even sheep or goats would eat persimmons.
These wolves in sheep’s clothing are producers, photographers, and sometimes performers, too.
Our hosts, Barry and Anita Hansen, grow acres of them, along with a supermarket aisle's worth of vegetables and eight-foot-tall sunflowers, the plot surrounded by the requisite Montana husbandry mix of pigs, chickens, and sheep.
Currently, domestic sheep can start grazing on Nov. 6.
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Origin and Etymology of sheep
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsangel, dove, innocent, lamb
Related Wordsbabe, colt, cub, fledgling, greenhorn, ingenue (or ingénue), naïf (or naif), newbie, tenderfoot, virgin; cherub, saint; mollycoddle, sissy, softy (or softie), weakling, wimp; dupe, pigeon, sap, sucker
Near Antonymsbully, roughneck, rowdy, tough; beast, boor, cad, churl, clown, creep, cretin, cur, heel, jerk, joker, louse, lout, slob; shark, skunk, snake, stinker; devil, knave, miscreant, no-good, rapscallion, rascal, reprobate, rogue, scalawag (or scallywag), scamp, scoundrel, varlet, villain
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