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"goat" in British English

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goatnoun [C]

uk   /ɡəʊt/ us   /ɡoʊt/
  • goat noun [C] (ANIMAL)

B1 an animal related to sheep that usually has horns and a beard. Goats live wild on mountains or are kept on farms to provide milk, meat, wool, etc.: goat's milk/cheese

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  • goat noun [C] (MAN)

informal disapproving a man who is very active sexually, or would like to be and makes it obvious: an old goat
(Definition of goat from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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goatnoun [C]

us   /ɡoʊt/
  • goat noun [C] (ANIMAL)

a horned animal related to the sheep, which is kept to provide milk, meat, or wool
  • goat noun [C] (PERSON BLAMED)

infml disapproving a person who is blamed for causing a failure or defeat, esp. in a team sports competition: Jefferson’s three errors made him the goat of last night’s game.
(Definition of goat from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “goat”
in Korean 염소…
in Arabic مَاعِز…
in Malaysian kambing…
in French chèvre, bouc…
in Russian козел, коза…
in Chinese (Traditional) 動物, 山羊…
in Italian capra…
in Turkish keçi…
in Polish koza…
in Spanish cabra…
in Vietnamese con dê…
in Portuguese cabra…
in Thai แพะ…
in German die Ziege…
in Catalan cabra…
in Japanese ヤギ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 动物, 山羊…
in Indonesian kambing…
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