Sheep vs Coach - What's the difference?

sheep | coach |


As nouns the difference between sheep and coach

is that sheep is a woolly ruminant of the genus ovis while coach is a wheeled vehicle, generally drawn by horse power.

As a verb coach is

(sports) to train.

sheep

English

Noun

(sheep)
  • A woolly ruminant of the genus Ovis .
  • A timid, shy person who is easily led by others.
  • (chiefly, humorous)
  • Synonyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * black sheep * sheepdog * sheepfold * sheepish * sheeple * sheepskin * shoop (chiefly-humorous back-formation)

    Descendants

    * Abenaki: (l)

    See also

    * * Aries * ewe * lamb * mutton * ovine * ram * teg * tup * wether

    References

    Anagrams

    * * 1000 English basic words ----

    coach

    English

    Noun

    (es)
  • A wheeled vehicle, generally drawn by horse power.
  • (rail) A railroad car drawn by a locomotive.
  • A trainer or instructor.
  • (British) A single decked long-distance, or privately hired bus.
  • (nautical) The forward part of the cabin space under the poop deck of a sailing ship; the fore-cabin under the quarter deck.
  • * Samuel Pepys
  • The commanders came on board and the council sat in the coach .
  • That part of a commercial passenger airplane reserved for those paying standard fare.
  • John flew coach to Vienna, but first-class back home.

    Synonyms

    * (wheeled vehicle drawn by horse power) carriage * (railroad car drawn by a locomotive) carriage

    Derived terms

    * coachable * coach and horses * coachbuilder * coach dog * coacher * coach horse * coach lamp * coachman * coachmaster * coach roof * coachwork * head coach * life coach * roach coach * slip coach * stagecoach

    Verb

    (es)
  • (sports) To train.
  • To instruct; to train.
  • She has coached many opera stars.
  • To travel in a coach (sometimes coach it ).
  • * E. Waterhouse
  • Coaching it to all quarters.
  • To convey in a coach.
  • (Alexander Pope)

    Derived terms

    * coachability