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English definition of “sheepish”

sheepish

adjective     /ˈʃiː.pɪʃ/
embarrassed because you know that you have done something wrong or silly: She gave me a sheepish smile and apologized.Ashamed and embarrassed sheepishly     /-li/ adverb Ashamed and embarrassed sheepishness     /-nəs/ noun [U] Ashamed and embarrassed
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