Sheepishly in a sentence

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Definition of Sheepishly

  • in a sheepish manner

How to use sheepishly in a sentence. Sheepishly pronunciation.

So Weary, leaving Lite up there grinning sheepishly over the compliment, rode down because he was told to do so by the man in command.
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He appeared, sheepishly, at half-past ten, and by that time Bella was down, in a towering rage, and had burned her hand and got the fire started, and had taken up a tray for Aunt Selina and herself.
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So we finally ordered luncheon ourselves, and about two o'clock Jim came downstairs sheepishly, and ate what was left.
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The Irish lads grinned sheepishly, and shyly accepted the candy and apples which the trio, with a complete change of heart pressed upon them.
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The little girls edged apart sheepishly.
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He smiled timidly, nay, sheepishly, while the women and Mr. Povey surrounded him with their astonished faces under the light of the gas-lamp.
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When, in the informal promiscuities which followed the prize distribution, Cyril joined his father and mother, sheepishly, they duly did their best to make light of his achievements, and failed.
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In refusing wine, she blushed; then the fellow offered a glass to Cyril, who went scarlet, and mumbled 'No' with a lump in his throat; when the tapster's back was turned, he smiled sheepishly at his mother.
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He answered her smile sheepishly.
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He did not know what response to make to Pauline's graceful adieu, and retreated sheepishly.
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His ability to "call off" at dances was the one tie that bound him to the Canadian people on the plain. "Oh, I can't sing," John said sheepishly, when they urged him.
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The obvious impossibility of going on with what he had been saying made him smile sheepishly.
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My tooth doesn't hurt me," said he, sheepishly, dropping the great scissors and picking up a cake of chalk.
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Oh, he's all right," Jim answered sheepishly.
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He turned to her rather sheepishly, and apologised.
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Finally comes a day, when all else failing to amuse me, I creep sheepishly into the attic and pick up the rejected, and persuade myself it is at least better than no doll at all, and forthwith adorn it with rags of finery; but the echoes of 'La Grande Duchesse' will always ring in my ears, and through the halo of tears I see ever and anon the prize beauty that was withheld.
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They grinned sheepishly at each other, and by tacit consent started to walk away.
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Then she did not know what change must have come to her face and bearing; but she saw Monty fall back sheepishly and the other cowboys draw aside to let her lead the way into the patio.
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He picked up his coffee-cup, and smiled over it rather sheepishly.
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I went back to bed, sheepishly enough, and wrapped my chilled feet in an extra blanket.
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Examples of Sheepishly

Example #1
He stood looking at the ground for a moment and then began to descend leisurely into the draw, leading his horse behind him.
Example #2
He pulled down the corners of his mouth till his mustache-ends dropped a full inch, and lifted himself off his horse with a bored deliberation that was masterly in its convincingness.
Example #3
As the others straggled down they boiled themselves eggs or ate fruit, and nobody put anything away.
Example #4
But Flannigan did not get up.
Example #5
Anne declared that Bella had been scolding him in the upper hall, but I doubted it.
Example #6
She was never seen to speak to him unnecessarily.