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  1. black sheepnoun

    Synonyms:
    bad apple

Princeton's WordNet

  1. scapegrace, black sheepnoun

    a reckless and unprincipled reprobate

    Synonyms:
    scapegrace

  2. black sheepnoun

    sheep with a black coat

    Synonyms:
    scapegrace

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  1. Tim Doyle:

    There's a decent amount of curiosity from my various brothers, i always was sort of the black sheep of the family. They're interested. They're wary. I'm waiting to see how they react. Hopefully not with lawsuits.

  2. Dustin Hoffman:

    Somehow I think it was declared very early on that I was the - if not the black sheep of the family, not a very good student.

  3. John Wayne:

    A black sheep in the family, no doubt

  4. Rob Pengson:

    In the past, Asian fusion in Asia was generally weak, scattered by half-hearted attempts at innovation, now, I see more chefs pushing the envelope -- at restaurants including Ho Lee Fook in Hong Kong, Narisawa in Japan, Gaggan in Thailand, Black Sheep in Manila and so many more.


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