Origin of goatee
Examples from the Web for goatee
Todd, who wears a goatee, is also deeply knowledgeable about politics and Washington folkways.
A thin man with a wisp of a goatee beard, he struggles with a stutter to explain what happened to him that day.Photographs Expose Russian-Trained Killers in Kiev|Jamie Dettmer|March 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But someone else—a smiling man with a goatee—had already stepped in.Daddy, How Come You’re Always Broke? Benjamin Anastas’s ‘Too Good to Be True’|Benjamin Anastas|October 15, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He was unshaven, with a goatee and long, scraggly hair, and looked miserable and not a little creepy.Fred Willard: Arrested in a Post Pee-wee Herman Universe|Tricia Romano|July 19, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Add some pricey eyewear, and a goatee can make you hip, as it does Johnny Depp.
The short trimmed mustache and goatee which he wore were gray and added to his grand air.Twelve Men|Theodore Dreiser
Ellison looked up, leaned back in his chair, and tugged at his goatee.Oh, You Tex!|William Macleod Raine
The Béarnais pulled his goatee, and looked at the ends of it for split hairs.The Life and Death of Richard Yea-and-Nay|Maurice Hewlett
I managed, however, with a skillful blow, to dispossess him of his "goatee."Gems for the Young Folks|Various
He has a typical swarthy, angular Indian face and a French mustache and goatee.On Canada's Frontier|Julian Ralph
British Dictionary definitions for goatee
Word Origin for goatee
Word Origin and History for goatee
1844 (as goaty), from goaty (adj.). So called from its resemblance to a male goat's chin hairs.