Sheepish – meaning of the word and examples

Embarrassed because you know that you have done something wrong or silly. (Cambridge Dictionary)

Resembling a sheep: such as meek, timid. (Merriam – Webster)

Affected by or showing embarrassment caused by consciousness of a fault. (Merriam – Webster)

In an embarrassed manner due to shame or a lack of self-confidence. (Oxford Dictionaries)

If you look sheepish, you look slightly embarrassed because you feel foolish or you have done something silly. (Collins Dictionary)


Bashfully and Sheepishly.

Definition of sheepishly.


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