Posted by Victoria S Dennis on July 14, 2007
In Reply to: Sheepish grin posted by T Burgess on July 14, 2007
: Does anybody know the origin of the term "sheepish grin?"
Look up "sheepish" in a dictionary, printed of inline, e.g. here: http://www.thefreedictionary.com/sheepish.
I think the word got that meaning simply because sheep do have silly embarrassed-looking faces. (VSD)