VIDEO FOR GOAT
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This family recounts how the phrase "get your goat" inspired them to create a new saying. Have you used this phrase before? Has your family ever created your own word?
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Idioms for goat
Origin of goat
OTHER WORDS FROM goatgoatlike, adjective
Words nearby goat
Definition for goat (2 of 2)
Origin of GOAT
Example sentences from the Web for goat
Nervous fans can keep a vigilant eye on it via a webcam hosted on the town website that offers 24-hour goat viewing.
“I´m now writing to you from goat heaven,” he lamented on the blog he maintains.
Since 2009, the goat has had a thriving Twitter presence as well, today enjoying up to nearly 8,000 followers.
Lewis and the men he was with were given a goat and chicken that they were expected to kill and eat while on patrol.
Bake the goat cheese packages for 15 to 20 minutes, until golden brown.
Rising, the boys walked over to the place and had no great difficulty in scrambling up to where the goat had been lying.Jack the Young Explorer|George Bird Grinnell
The goat should be seen on the Alps, and the cat on the house-top.The Caxtons, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
How great was her delight to see a goat, and two cunning little kids, cuddling down on the hay at the bottom of the wagon!Minnie's Pet Horse|Madeline Leslie
It was as we went out of the mews that we first saw the Goat.Oswald Bastable and Others|Edith Nesbit
But that goat I accepted, and went down to the Ghaut in great honor.The Second Jungle Book|Rudyard Kipling
British Dictionary definitions for goat (1 of 3)
Derived forms of goatgoatlike, adjective
Word Origin for goat
British Dictionary definitions for goat (2 of 3)
verb (intr, preposition)
British Dictionary definitions for goat (3 of 3)
Idioms and Phrases with goat (1 of 2)
see get someone's goat; separate the sheep from the goats.
Idioms and Phrases with goat (2 of 2)
Attack, especially with energy; also, proceed vigorously. For example, The dog went at the postman's legs, or Tom went at the woodpile, chopping away. This idiom is sometimes put as go at it, as in When the audience had settled down, the lecturer went at it with renewed vigor. [First half of 1800s]