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sheeple

[ shee-puhl ]
/ ˈʃi pəl /
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plural noun
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.
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Origin of sheeple

First recorded in 1945–50; sheep + (peop)le
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British Dictionary definitions for sheeple

sheeple
/ (ˈʃiːpəl) /

noun (functioning as plural)
informal people who tend to follow the majority in matters of opinion, taste, etc

Word Origin for sheeple

C20: from sheep + people
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