Definition of sheepishly:
- "Harding's luck", E. [Edith] Nesbit.
" I went down just afore my watch was up to look up a spare old tops'l we stowed away there, me and Hiram, the week afore last, to see whether it wouldn't do in place o' that main to'gallant we carried away yesterday," replied Tom, rather sheepishly; " an' I s'pose I fell asleep, for it was only the water you kept a- pouring down as woke me up, an' I was most drownded afore I could reach the ladder an' catch hold of the coamin' of the hatch to climb up."- "The Island Treasure", John Conroy Hutcheson.
- "The League of the Leopard", Harold Bindloss.