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Sheared appears in the following tongue twister:

  • Seven sleazy shysters in sharkskin suits sold sheared sealskins to seasick sailors.
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Definition of the adjective sheared

What does sheared mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. having the hair or wool cut or clipped off as if with shears or clippers
    • example: naked as a sheared sheep
    • synonym of sheared: shorn
    • antonym of sheared: unsheared
  2. (used especially of fur or wool) shaped or finished by cutting or trimming to a uniform length
    • example: a coat of sheared lamb
    • similar: cut

Definition of the verb sheared

What does sheared mean as a doing word?


  1. past of shear


"Sheared" is a 2011 short animated film directed by Nikolas Ilic.

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Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)

by Various

sheared, (obs.) shore; pa.p. sheared or shorn. —n. a shearing or clipping: a strain where compression is answered by elongation at right angles: curve, deviation. —ns.Shear′bill,the scissorbill, cutwater, or black skimmer; ...

Google previewThe Language of Fashion Dictionary and Digest of Fabric, Sewing and Dress (2013)

by Mary Brooks Picken

Fur of large French or Belgian cony, or rabbit, sheared to remove stiff hairs, dyed seal color. sealskin. Fur of fur seals, ...

Google previewCambridge Academic Content Dictionary Reference Book with CD-ROM (2008)

by Cambridge University Press

see saw seen seek sought sold sought sold sell send sent sent set set set sew sewed sewn, sewed shake shook shaken shear sheared sheared, shorn shed shed shed Irregular Verbs 1124 Infinitive Past Simple Past Participle shine shone .

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Small photo of Sheep is shaking off fuzz and fluff. Flocks of hair are flying in the air. It is almost Spring, then the wool of this sheep will be sheared again...Small photo of Sheep is shaking off fuzz and fluff. Flocks of hair are flying in the air. It is almost Spring, then the wool of this sheep will be sheared again... More...

Quotes about Sheared

Great cry and little wool, as the fellow said when he sheared his hogs.
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Scrabble value of S1H4E1A1R1E1D2

The value of this 7-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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