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Noun: sheep (sheep)  sheep
  1. Woolly usually horned ruminant mammal related to the goat
    - jumbuck [Austral]
     
  2. A timid defenseless simpleton who is readily preyed upon
     
  3. A docile and vulnerable person who would rather follow than make an independent decision
    "his students followed him like sheep"

Derived forms: sheep

Type of: acolyte, bovid, follower, simple, simpleton

Part of: flock, fold, genus Ovis, herd, Ovis

Encyclopedia: Sheep, Karakul