Definition of sheepish in English:

sheepish

Line breaks: sheep|ish
Pronunciation: /ˈʃiːpɪʃ
 
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adjective

Derivatives

sheepishly

adverb
More example sentences
  • They sighed and looked here and there sheepishly, but the game was over.
  • Eventually he was coaxed out and sheepishly he made his excuses.
  • The shortest member of the group stands sheepishly holding a bicycle handlebar in his hand, the end marked with red paint.

sheepishness

noun
More example sentences
  • The boy's sheepishness and self-effacing manner intrigued her.
  • And then, with some embarrassment and sheepishness and a new sense of propriety, it ended.
  • Ironic, too, that he's diffident to the point of sheepishness, even in front of the most adoring audience.

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