sheep - definition and synonyms

 
 
 
noun [countable] 

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/ʃiːp/
singularsheep
pluralsheep
  1. 1
    an animal kept by farmers for its wool or meat. The male sheep is called a ram and the female is a ewe. A young sheep is called a lamb. Meat from a young sheep is called lamb and from an older sheep is called mutton.
  2. 2
    informal someone who does the same as everyone else without thinking about it