What does the word sheepish mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Sheepishness.

Usage examples for sheepish

  1. I dinna like him, Peggy, there's an end; A herd mair sheepish yet I never kenn'd. – Specimens with Memoirs of the Less-known British Poets, Vol. 3 by George Gilfillan
  2. He was disappointed and a trifle sheepish. – The Breaking Point by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  3. And so we left her sitting there, sheepish and placid in the extreme, in strange contrast to the voluble Greek lady and the excited friends. – By Desert Ways to Baghdad by Louisa Jebb
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