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Definition of "lamb" []

  • A young sheep, especially one that is not yet weaned. (noun)
  • The flesh of a young sheep used as meat. (noun)
  • Lambskin. (noun)
  • A sweet, mild-mannered person; a dear. (noun)
  • One who can be duped or cheated especially in financial matters. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "lamb" in a sentence
  • ""Did you ever see such a lamb, such a _lamb_ as he is when he's ill?""
  • "A little lamb, _lamb_, LAMB, and elaborating that point with anxious gravity, was to receive a practical demonstration of the eternal unfitness of things. ""
  • ""I don't see much difference," retorted Miss Dabstreak, "except that you say it _is_ lamb, and I say it is _lamb_."