Keywords: sheep, sheep shearer, sheep shearing, shear

Sign Definition

As a Noun

  1. Someone who makes a living shearing sheep for sheep farmers. English = sheep shearer.
  2. The act of shearing a sheep. English = sheep shearing.
  3. A farm animal with a thick woolly coat. It is kept for its wool or for its meat. English = sheep.

As a Verb or Adjective

  1. To cut the wool off a sheep using shears. English = shear.


  1. Used in the sense of "sheep" by mainly South Australian signers. Most Auslan signers use the other signs that match the keyword "sheep" listed in Signbank.