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Synonyms for sheep
ʃipsheep

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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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PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "sheep":

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

How to pronounce sheep?

Alex
US English
Daniel
British
Karen
Australian
Veena
Indian

How to say sheep in sign language?

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#8427lamb
#14150rams
#15058flock
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#41892ewe
#45605mutton
#51640mouton
#54320ewes
#80017ovine
#108937sheeps

How to use sheep in a sentence?

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Shepherds know many mysterious languages; they speak the language of sheep and dogs, language of stars and skies, flowers and herbs.

  2. Charles de LEUSSE:

    Sheep are under the bed, but the wolf is on the bed. (Les moutons sont sous le lit. Mais le loup est sur le lit)

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Are you a stupid sheep in the flock or a free eagle in the sky? Look at the mirror, what are you? Are you some dullish cattle in the herd or a wise owl in the forest? Look at the mirror, what are you?

  4. Sipho P Nkosi:

    Better to live with one sheep, than be crowded with wolves.

  5. Ian Evans:

    In some areas, wild dogs can be the biggest problem to the sheep industry.

Images & Illustrations of sheep

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