Black Sheep

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  • black sheep — n [C usually singular] someone who is regarded by other members of their family or group as a failure or embarrassment ▪ Amy s always been the black sheep of the family …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • black sheep — noun count someone who is not approved of by the other members of their family or the group they belong to because they are thought to behave badly …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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  • black sheep — ► NOUN informal ▪ a member of a family or other group who is regarded as a disgrace to it …   English terms dictionary

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