noun, plural (especially collectively) sheepshead (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) sheepsheads for 1–3.
a deep-bodied, black-banded food fish, Archosargus probatocephalus, living along the Atlantic coast of the U.S.
a freshwater drum, Aplodinotus grunniens, of eastern North America.
4. Also called schafskopf. Cards.
an earlier and simpler form of skat.
Obsolete. a foolish or stupid person.