Definition of sheepish adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈʃiːpɪʃ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʃiːpɪʃ//
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looking or feeling embarrassed because you have done something silly or wrong synonym shamefaced Mary gave her a sheepish grin. He came into the room looking distinctly sheepish. They were obviously a little bit sheepish about the misunderstanding. See related entries: Embarrassment
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: sheepish