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sheeple

[ shee-puhl ]

plural noun

  1. people who are like sheep in being meek, conforming, or easily led:

    Maintaining fear, division, and hate is a priority—sheeple are easier to herd when frightened.



sheeple

/ ˈʃiːpəl /

noun

  1. informal.
    people who tend to follow the majority in matters of opinion, taste, etc


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Word History and Origins

Origin of sheeple1

First recorded in 1945–50; sheep ( def ) + (peop)le ( def )

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Word History and Origins

Origin of sheeple1

C20: from sheep + people

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