Try Our Apps


90s Slang You Should Know

billy goat

a male goat.
Informal. goat (def 6). Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for billy goat
Historical Examples
  • Then the billy goat gathered all his force, set his horns high in the air, and tugged at the band.

    Lisbeth Longfrock Hans Aanrud
  • “There he is now,” he added, as billy goat passed the window.

    Northern Lights Gilbert Parker
  • If you'll come home with us, I'll let you ride in my billy goat cart.

    Mary's Rainbow Mary Edward Feehan
  • One loop was for Peter's billy goat, the other for Crookhorn.

    Lisbeth Longfrock Hans Aanrud
  • The next step was to fasten the other loop around the billy goat's neck, and behold!

    Lisbeth Longfrock Hans Aanrud
  • In twenty-four hours after we get hold of him, we can have him eating corn out of our hands, like a billy goat.

  • You may have a billy goat, or a shot gun or a bottle of poison concealed about you.

    Peck's Bad Boy and His Pa George W. Peck
  • There was once a little Kid whose growing horns made him think he was a grown-up billy goat and able to take care of himself.

  • billy goat was a gentleman, after his kind, and he liked Sergeant Foyle with a great liking.

    Northern Lights Gilbert Parker
  • Then the billy goat sauntered up and looked over, and after that he eyed his wife a little crossly.

British Dictionary definitions for billy goat

billy goat

a male goat Compare nanny goat
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for billy goat

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for billy

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for billy goat