HyperDic: sheep

English > 3 senses of the word sheep:
NOUNanimalsheepwoolly usually horned ruminant mammal related to the goat
person sheepa timid defenseless simpleton who is readily preyed upon
person sheepa docile and vulnerable person who would rather follow than make an independent decision
sheep > pronunciation
Soundsshiy'p
Rhymesasleep ... weep: 22 rhymes with iyp...
English > sheep: 3 senses > noun 1, animal
Meaningwoolly usually horned ruminant mammal related to the goat.
Member ofOvis, genus OvisSheep
flock, foldA group of sheep or goats
herdA group of cattle or sheep or other domestic mammals all of the same kind that are herded by humans
Partstrotterfoot of a pig or sheep especially one used as food
withersThe highest part of the back at the base of the neck of various animals especially draft animals
Narrowerblack sheepSheep with a black coat
domestic sheep, Ovis ariesAny of various breeds raised for wool / wool or edible meat or skin
ewefemale sheep
ram, tupuncastrated adult male sheep
wethermale sheep especially a castrated one
Broaderbovidhollow-horned ruminants
Spanishardia, ganado lanar, ganado ovino, oveja, ovino
Catalanbe, bestiar oví, ovella, oví
Adjectivesovineof or pertaining to or of the nature of or characteristic of a sheep or sheep
English > sheep: 3 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA timid defenseless simpleton who is readily preyed upon.
Broadersimpleton, simpleA person lacking intelligence or common sense
Catalanovella
English > sheep: 3 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA docile and vulnerable person who would rather follow than make an independent decision.
Example"his students followed him like sheep"
BroaderfollowerA person who accepts the leadership / leadership of another

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