of or like a goat.
lustful; lecherous.

Origin of goatish

First recorded in 1520–30; goat + -ish1
Related formsgoat·ish·ly, adverbgoat·ish·ness, noun
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of, like, or relating to a goat
archaic, or literary lustful or lecherous
Derived Formsgoatishly, adverbgoatishness, noun
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Word Origin and History for goatish

1520s, from goat + -ish. Related: Goatishly; goatishness.

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