[ sheep-muhn, -man ]

noun,plural sheep·men [sheep-muhn, -men]. /ˈʃip mən, -ˌmɛn/.
  1. a person engaged in the tending or breeding of sheep, especially the owner of a sheep ranch.

  2. a shepherd.

Origin of sheepman

First recorded in 1585–95; sheep + man

Words Nearby sheepman Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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