Word:   
Definitions of sheep:
  • noun:   woolly usually horned ruminant mammal related to the goat
  • noun:   a docile and vulnerable person who would rather follow than make an independent decision
    Example: "His students followed him like sheep"
  • noun:   a timid defenseless simpleton who is readily preyed upon

Related words...
Related quotations...
Descriptive words...

Search for sheep at other dictionaries: OneLook, Oxford, American Heritage, Merriam-Webster, Wikipedia

See sheep used in context: 496+ rhymes, 30 Shakespeare works, 3 Mother Goose rhymes, several books and articles.

Help  Advanced  Feedback  Android  iPhone/iPad  API  Blog  Privacy

Copyright © 2020 Datamuse