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sheep

noun

1 sheep

Woolly usually horned ruminant mammal related to the goat.

Roget 366: animal, animal kingdom; fauna; brute creation.    beast, brute, creature, critter [U.S.]; wight, created being; creeping thing, living thing; dumb animal, ... show more

Dutch: schaap
Polish: owca



2 sheep

A timid defenseless simpleton who is readily preyed upon.

Dutch: schaap, schapen

3 sheep

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


Moby thesaurus: Babbitt, Columbia, Karakul, Kerry Hill, Lincoln, Merino, Middle American, Panama, Philistine, Romeldale, Romney, Suffolk, Wensleydale, anal character, ape, assembly, bellwether, bourgeois, brethren, burgher ... show more.

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