sheepish


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Synonyms for sheepish

like or suggestive of a sheep in docility or stupidity or meekness or timidity

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showing a sense of shame

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Ultimately, Mousy Cats and Sheepish Coyotes offers insight into the similarities humans share with animals and presents evidence of an unbroken biological connection from the smallest organisms to Homo sapiens.
And she was also feeling sheepish when she grovelled to Olly Murs after dissing him on stage in The X Factor final.
The girl looks sheepish and the voiceover says: "Change your copy paper, Double A, Double quality paper.
Sheepish Brand was forced to back down and admit the pair had only had dinner together.
FORMER EastEnder Ricky Groves looks a little sheepish at being snapped up West with a mystery new girlfriend.
Summary: If Alan Carr looks a bit sheepish around Kylie Minogue he has a good reason.
I feel more sheepish than a sheep'' - Stephen Fry, on being told that his 'Twitterings' were boring.
Called into see Big Brother, a sheepish Verne said he could not remember his night on the tiles.
There then ensued much banging of doors and long silences (her) and sheepish sighs (him) until he eventually capitulated.
I went away for a week, came home and was fairly sheepish going around town.
Eventually the truth came out and a sheepish Huxley said: "It was just a joke gone wrong and it's turned out to be quite embarrassing.
There's certainly something sheepish about this special work of art.
Marks & Spencer has launched a male lingerie advisory service at its Newcastle store ( to save the blushes of sheepish male shoppers.
Note that Murrow returned to the camera after McCarthy's revelations quite grim faced and sheepish, yet he never rebutted McCarthy's exposures about him whatsoever
He didn't even know what to say and walked away looking sheepish.