Definition of Sheepy

1. a. Resembling sheep; sheepish.



Definition of Sheepy

1. Adjective. Resembling a sheep, except in sheepish behavior. ¹

2. Noun. (childish or endearing) sheep ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sheepy

1. sheep-like [adj SHEEPIER, SHEEPIEST]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sheepy

sheepshank
sheepshanks
sheepshead
sheepshead porgy
sheepsheads
sheepshearer
sheepshearers
sheepshearing
sheepshearings
sheepskin
sheepskin coat
sheepskins
sheepwalk
sheepwalks
sheepy (current term)
sheer
sheer(a)
sheered
sheerer
sheerest
sheering
sheerleg
sheerlegs
sheerly
sheerness
sheernesses
sheers
sheerwater
sheerwaters

Literary usage of Sheepy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Nursery by John L. Shorey (Firm (1881)
"BRUCE AND OLD sheepy. j ANY years ago, I spent a few weeks with some friends who lived upon a large milk-farm in the State of New York. ..."

2. Management and Feeding of Sheep by Thomas Shaw (1914)
"There is not a consensus of opinion as to the cause of what is termed "sheepy flavor" in mutton, nor is it easy to express in words what is meant by the ..."

3. Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the King's Courts at Westminster by Great Britain Court of King's Bench, Great Britain Court of Common Pleas (1799)
"... T«mfc of the faid church of Great sheepy, and being, incumbent thereof, ... in the year of our Lord 1759, at Great sheepy afore- defe ..."

4. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the English Courts of Common Law by Great Britain Bail Court (1869)
"... of Great sheepy, by a parish indenture of the 28th of April, 1807 tthe pauper being then a poor child of the parish, aged seven years or thereabouts), ..."

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