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Language: Old English
Origin: gat

goat

noun
     
goat
Related topics: Animals
goat [countable]
1HBA an animal that has horns on top of its head and long hair under its chin, and can climb steep hills and rocks. Goats live wild in the mountains or are kept as farm animals.
2

get somebody's goat

spoken informal to make someone extremely annoyed
3

old goat

informal an unpleasant old man, especially one who annoys women in a sexual way
4

act/play the goat

British English informal to behave in a silly way

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