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sheepish


3 dicționare găsite pentru sheepish
Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sheepish \Sheep"ish\, a.
     1. Of or pertaining to sheep. [Obs.]
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     2. Like a sheep; bashful; over-modest; meanly or foolishly
        diffident; timorous to excess.
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              Wanting change of company, he will, when he comes
              abroad, be a sheepish or conceited creature.
                                                    --Locke.
        [1913 Webster] -- Sheep"ish*ly, adv. --
        Sheep"ish*ness, n.
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Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  sheepish
       adj 1: like or suggestive of a sheep in docility or stupidity or
              meekness or timidity [syn: sheeplike]
       2: showing a sense of shame [syn: shamefaced]

Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  53 Moby Thesaurus words for "sheepish":
     abject, amenable, apologetic, asinine, blushful, blushing, bovid,
     bovine, caprid, caprine, compliant, contrite, cowish, cowlike,
     deerlike, docile, embarrassed, equestrian, equine, flushed,
     goatish, goatlike, hircine, hoggish, hoofed, horsy, humble,
     humbled, manipulable, meek, melted, mulish, obedient, ovine,
     passive, penitent, penitential, penitentiary, piggish, pliable,
     red, repentant, ruddy, ruminant, shamefaced, sheeplike, softened,
     swinish, timid, touched, tractable, ungulate, withdrawn  
     

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