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- adv. In a sheepish way; meekly; self-consciously; with embarrassment.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a sheepish manner; bashfully; with mean timidity or diffidence; sillily.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a sheepish manner
“Thank you,” he calls sheepishly, locking the car and pocketing the keys; not surprisingly, the only response is a burst of disembodied laughter.
This New Year crept in sheepishly dragging behind it last year's pain.
"Right away," he called sheepishly, muttering, "Be back in a moment," to Flint before hurrying to the table.
"But I sometimes feel I'm doing something haram," she said sheepishly, using the Arabic word for banned.
My sister called sheepishly this morning to apologize.
It'll peer outside kind of sheepishly, the rush of each passing car making it pull back a little bit before coming out.
He looked at me and kind of sheepishly asked if that place would be okay I could really care less.
As you know, Bill and I looked kind of sheepishly at each other and -- how could there be 300 people at Turner's Bend?
Sometimes, "sheepishly," I 've tried it myself -- p'raps it's true.
Sometimes, "sheepishly," I've tried it myself -- p'raps it's true.
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