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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Showing a sense of shame;

Usage examples (36)
  • Josh bore it all with an expression of sheepish delight.
  • Something that may be described as sheepish defiance marked that swift, involuntary glance.
  • In a tone that can only be described as sheepish, she added, You can keep the pencil sharpeners.
  • Raffles sat down again, lit a Sullivan, and gave what in any other man I should call a sheepish laugh. for more
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