black sheep definition

  • noun:
    • A sheep with black colored fleece.
    • an associate of a family or other group who's considered undesirable or disreputable.
    • utilized other than as an idiom: see black colored,‎ sheep.
    • a nonconformist; a unique or unconventional individual
    • a disliked person; a person who is disfavored
    • a reckless and unprincipled reprobate
    • sheep with a black layer
  • adjective:
    • one out of a family or organization who is unlike the others, and tends to make trouble.

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