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Synonyms for sheep

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sheepnoun

    woolly usually horned ruminant mammal related to the goat

  2. sheepnoun

    a timid defenseless simpleton who is readily preyed upon

  3. sheepnoun

    a docile and vulnerable person who would rather follow than make an independent decision

    "his students followed him like sheep"

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  1. yunanoun

    yuna the great derives from an old proverb from the yang dynasty about a sheep who is short but still thrives to be better than others, and eventually grows to a tall oak tree in old age.

    let's go yuna together. you are so yuna, yuna is short.

    Submitted by glai8300 on August 30, 2023  

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  1. List of paraphrases for "sheep":

    ovine, mouton, mutton, ewes, ewe, sheepmeat, lamb, sheeps, flock, flocks, rams

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  1. Elhamy Ibrahim:

    The media there, they make America seem evil, they destroy the spirit of the younger generation, they make them stuck in religion like a bunch of sheep in a flock.

  2. Proverb:

    On every small pretext the wolf seizes the sheep.

  3. Charles de LEUSSE:

    Sheep are under the bed, but the wolf is on the bed.

  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.

  5. Pastor Joseph Brown:

    Donald Trump is a wolf in sheep's clothing -- and evangelicals know what that means, donald Trump has stood for everything that we have been against.

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