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Synonyms for sheepʃip

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sheep(noun)

    woolly usually horned ruminant mammal related to the goat

  2. sheep(noun)

    a timid defenseless simpleton who is readily preyed upon

  3. sheep(noun)

    a docile and vulnerable person who would rather follow than make an independent decision

    "his students followed him like sheep"

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List of paraphrases:

ovine, mouton, mutton, ewes, ewe, sheepmeat, lamb, sheeps, flock, flocks, rams

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