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See definition of sheep on Dictionary.com
  • as inbellwether
  • as incloud
  • as inconformist
  • as instock
  • as inyes-person

synonyms for sheep

  • doyen
  • forerunner
  • guide
  • lead
See also synonyms for: sheeplike
  • darkness
  • fog
  • gloom
  • mist
  • puff
  • smog
  • smoke
  • steam
  • vapor
  • veil
  • billow
  • dimness
  • film
  • fogginess
  • frost
  • haze
  • haziness
  • murk
  • nebula
  • obscurity
  • overcast
  • pother
  • rack
  • scud
  • smother
  • thunderhead
  • brume
  • mare's tail
  • nebulosity
  • ol' buttermilk sky
  • pea soup
  • woolpack
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How to use sheep in a sentence

It will be less remembered as a year featuring a diverse roster of scientific anniversaries, ranging from the 1300th birthday of a prolific writer to the 25th birthday of a celebrity sheep.
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Merino wool is made from a variety of sheep known for its fine, soft fibers.
THE KORA XENOLITH IS MY SECRET WEAPON AGAINST THE COLDWES SILERFEBRUARY 2, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Around 3,000 years ago a drought in central China drove Mongol herders a thousand miles north into the steppes of Khakassia, in Siberia, where they remained raising horses and sheep for centuries.
THE BIG THAW: HOW RUSSIA COULD DOMINATE A WARMING WORLDBY ABRAHM LUSTGARTEN, PHOTOGRAPHY BY SERGEY PONOMAREVDECEMBER 16, 2020PROPUBLICA
And, also like Orwell, he diverged from his social set, avoiding college for a career as a sheep farmer in South Africa … even though all he ever wanted was to be a writer.
THE MILD-MANNERED POET WHO CHAMPIONED JAMES BONDFIONA ZUBLINNOVEMBER 30, 2020OZY
Merino sheep, to be precise, and the wool that is shorn from them in New Zealand that ends up in the comfy sneaker-slippers made by Allbirds.
A WOOLLY STORY ABOUT HOW ALLBIRDS MAKES ITS SHOESADAM LASHINSKYSEPTEMBER 22, 2020FORTUNE
A flock of weary sheep pattered along the road, barnward bound, heavy eyed and bleating softly.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
Harry took his bed into the spare-room, and Black Sheep lay down to die.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
The Griffin carried off one sheep a day from a German village, till a man came with a "falchion" and split the Griffin open.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
A little corral for the sheep, and a rough shed for the pony, and the home was complete: far the prettiest home they had ever had.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
And with these, and the society of Jane on board-wages, Black Sheep was left alone for a month.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
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WORDS RELATED TO SHEEP

  • doyen
  • forerunner
  • guide
  • lead
  • sheep
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.