goat goat  /ˈɡoʊt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) any of numerous agile ruminants related to sheep but having a beard and straight horns
  2. (n) a victim of ridicule or pranks
  3. (n) (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Capricorn
  4. (n) the tenth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about December 22 to January 19

Usage(s):

  1. Crossbreeding goats and sheepIt looks like a zookeeper's prank: a goat dressed in a sweater of angora.
  2. Dwarf goats in particular have been a point of contention.
  3. Novella Carpenter raises dwarf goats and chickens at her home in Oakland, Calif.

News

  1. Goat show draws nationwide crowd

    Seven-year-old Cassie Falley quickly climbed the rails surrounding her goat Tuesday at the Ike Hamilton Exposition Center and jumped inside to stroke her back while she ate.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The News-Star

  2. Goat Show Underway at Ike Hamilton Expo Center

    Goats have taken over the Ike Hamilton Expo Center. It's all a part of the National Boar Goat Show.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: NBC 10 - FOX 14 Monroe

  3. Get your goat

    FUND RAISING IS USED BY MANY CHARITIES, BUT ONE LOCAL ORGANIZATION IS TAKING IT TO A WHOLE NEW LEVEL. THAT'S BECAUSE WEDNESDAY, DURING BUSINESS HOURS, THE "TANANA DISTRICT 4-H TEEN CLUB" IS HAVING A "GET YOUR GOAT" FUNDRAISER. THEY'RE PLANNING TO TAKE ONE OF FOUR GOATS AROUND TO LOCAL BUSINESSES, AND FOR A DONATION, YOU CAN EITHER HAVE THE GOAT LEAVE, OR YOU CAN SEND IT ON TO A FRIEND'S OFFICE ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: KTVF Fairbanks

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Quotes

  1. "I don't mind being in the outhouse. I don't mind being the goat. I don't mind being the villain [or] hated," Artest said. "I've been that my whole career, so it's not like it's anything new. I don't mind people jumping on the bandwagon or...
    on May 28, 2010 By: Ron Artest Source: ESPN

  2. Both Palin and her husband had refused to be interviewed in the state Legislature's probe, and Palin said the inquiry "has been kind of a goat rope, very partisan and very controversial type of investigation."
    on Oct 7, 2008 By: Sarah Palin Source: FOXNews

  3. Five days after the suicide bombing that killed at least 136 at her homecoming procession in Karachi, Bhutto said her lawyer received a letter from an unidentified "friend of al-Qaida" threatening to slaughter her "like a goat."
    on Oct 23, 2007 By: Benazir Bhutto Source: Guardian Unlimited

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