black sheep

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A black sheep.

Noun[edit]

black sheep (plural black sheep)

  1. Used other than as an idiom: see black,‎ sheep.
  2. (idiomatic) a nonconformist; an unusual or unconventional person
  3. (idiomatic) a disliked person; one who is disfavored
    He always was the black sheep in the family, as an artist among doctors and lawyers.

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