sheepishly

All Adverb
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  • When the music had died away he went in and closed the door sheepishly. Cited from The Street of Seven Stars by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • She proved it so well that the man at last sheepishly got to his feet. Cited from Jokes For All Occasions, by Anonymous
  • He came sheepishly to the front door and asked her to walk in. Cited from The Price of Love, by Arnold Bennett
  • We all smiled a little sheepishly as we caught each other's eyes. Cited from The Mystery Of The Boule Cabinet, by Burton Egbert Stevenson
  • Then they all looked at each other a little sheepishly. Cited from The Campfire Girls at Camp Keewaydin, by Hildegard G. Frey
  • He gave some order at which they all hung back sheepishly. Cited from The Wings of the Morning, by Louis Tracy
  • Sheepishly enough the boys turned and meekly let her drive them out into the dark. Cited from Boy Scouts of the Air on Lost Island,Gordon Stuart
  • I rose from my knees and walked sheepishly back to my bed. Cited from My Friend Smith, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • Then he smiled sheepishly as he looked from one to the other. Cited from The Sheridan Road Mystery by Paul and Mabel Thorne
  • Now he became aware of him, faced about and retired to the kitchen sheepishly. Cited from Best Russian Short Stories, by Various
  • He turned from the door and faced his companion rather sheepishly. Cited from The Young Mountaineers, by Charles Egbert Craddock
  • Then he looked rather sheepishly out of the window. Cited from The Booming of Acre Hill, by John Kendrick Bangs
  • He was so pleased that tears stood in his one good eye and he wiped them away sheepishly. Cited from Aunt Jane's Nieces in the Red Cross, by Edith Van Dyne
  • The men all became very polite at once, and entered rather sheepishly. Cited from The Heart of Rome, by F. Crawford
  • Silently, sheepishly, he moved away, while she quietly went over to the fire. Cited from The Girl of the Golden West, by David Belasco
  • "Could you give us a bit of shelter for the night?" said the man sheepishly. Cited from Lady Merton, Colonist, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • Lee rather sheepishly told his father there was nothing to worry about. Cited from Our Nervous Friends, by Robert S. Carroll
  • The men answered sheepishly that it was to make the boat ride better. Cited from Noto/Unexplored Corner of Japan by Percival Lowell
  • She criticised him and he sheepishly said that it was just a comic book.
  • He tells everyone sheepishly that they have set their wedding date.
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Meaning of sheepishly

  • adverb In a sheepish manner
    sheepishly he handed her back the money