noun plural (no singular)
Etymology: (blend, sheep, people); first used in Google's Usenet archive on 26 September 1991 in an article on soc.culture.african.american...though some attribute it to earlier writings by Anton LaVey?, founder of the Church of Satan, who was evidently somewhat prone to using the term.
- (derogatory slang) People who unquestioningly accept as true whatever their political leaders say or who adopt popular opinion as their own without scrutiny.
- The American sheeple should know that George W. Bush is not really for smaller government.
- The 'sheeple' of Toronto have spoken and Ontario gets another coat of red paint.
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