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plural nouninformal, derogatory
People compared to sheep in being docile, foolish, or easily led.‘by the time the sheeple wake up and try to change things, it will be too late’
- ‘I am a lost little sheeple looking for some guidance out of the rocky ravine that is my ignorance.’
- ‘The sheepdogs that protect the sheeple from the wolves out there, cannot be gentle vegetarians.’
- ‘It seems that sheeple have a suicidal tendency to roll over at the least sign of danger and surrender their liberties willingly.’
- ‘It has not made America any more safe but does generate terror to keep the "sheeple" in line.’
- ‘Five years of hearing the same thing over and over again and watching American sheeple fall for it over and over again is just too depressing.’
- ‘Don't hold your breath waiting for most of the sheeple to wake up.’
- ‘Could it be that the sheeple think, that by owning stock in those companies, they too might profit?’
- ‘People, despite the cynics, are not sheeple.’
- ‘This is only a problem if you belong to the "tell me how to think brigade" which frankly includes most university sheeple.’
- ‘As for sheeple who are willing to beat each other with mallets to get their hands on a cheap sofa, I just shake my head.’
- ‘It is a miserable thing to even begin to consider other human beings as sheep, or sheeple.’
- ‘What better way to control and lead the sheeple of this world to slaughter, or at the least, under total control.’
- ‘I don't possess pack instinct, I'm not a sheeple.’
- ‘To the sheeple the world is just one huge unending pasture, where the grass varies from place to place.’
- ‘The sheeple will probably think the big sparks are just lightning.’
- ‘The main difference being just the language employed to baffle the sheeple.’
- ‘You see the American sheeple are once again being had.’
- ‘He keeps having delightfully comic misadventures butting heads with the Doubting Thomases of the world, whom he calls "sheeple."’
- ‘The most depressing part is where the sheeple continue to mindlessly vote for the two main parties, regardless of how badly they have been shafted by the party they support!’
- ‘By the time the sheeple wake up and attempt to politically change things, it will be far to late.’
1940s: blend of sheep and people.
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