Synonyms of sheared


1. shear, snip, clip, crop, trim, lop, dress, prune, cut back

usage: cut with shears; "shear hedges"

2. fleece, shear, shave, trim

usage: shear the wool from; "shear sheep"

3. shear, cut

usage: cut or cut through with shears; "shear the wool off the lamb"

4. shear, change

usage: become deformed by forces tending to produce a shearing strain


1. sheared (vs. unsheared), shorn

usage: having the hair or wool cut or clipped off as if with shears or clippers; "picked up the baby's shorn curls from the floor"; "naked as a sheared sheep"

2. sheared, cut (vs. uncut)

usage: (used especially of fur or wool) shaped or finished by cutting or trimming to a uniform length; "a coat of sheared lamb"

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Definition and meaning of sheared (Dictionary)