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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He indicated the two strangers, who shuffled their feet with embarrassment and looked more sheepish than ever.
said Lord Dawlish, with a sort of sheepish breeziness.
Joe was by no means a sheepish fellow, but, for all that, when he got to the corner of the street in which the locksmith lived, he could by no means make up his mind to walk straight to the house.
Sulky, sheepish, and amazed, they still sat round the table.
was a standing question with uncle Pullet; whereupon Tom always looked sheepish, rubbed his hands across his face, and answered, "I don't know.
He sometimes turned sheepish and befogged eyes on the speaker, but obviously had not the slightest idea what he was talking about and scarcely heard it.
With her sheepish ex scuttling With her sheepish ex scuttling off to London, it's understandable off to London, it's understandable that Maria should launch a tirade that Maria should launch a tirade of abuse at the odious Todd of abuse at the odious Todd Grimshaw in front of Tyrone, Grimshaw in front of Tyrone, Jason and Sean for causing Jason and Sean for causing her so much heartache.
When Tindall, who recently married the Queen's granddaughter Zara Phillips, was asked whether the last week had been difficult, he looked sheepish as he replied: "Not really, you just get on and train.
Sheepish But a spokesman for Forth Coastguard said: "We received the call at 3.
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.
NATIVITY STARS: Mary and Joseph Leah Whitfield and Oliver Kirkpatrick, above, and right, Hoity Toity Angel Lily Taylor; GREAT PERFORMANCE: Some of the cast look sheepish, above, and the angels gather around, below; Pictures by IAN McINTYRE
I went away for a week, came home and was fairly sheepish going around town.