old goat

old goat
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ohld goht]
    • /oʊld goʊt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ohld goht]
    • /oʊld goʊt/

Definitions of old goat words

  • noun old goat an elderly man who is disliked, especially for being mean to or disapproving of younger people. 1
  • noun old goat a lecherous man, especially one considerably older than those to whom he is attracted. 1

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Origin of old goat

First appearance:

before 1960
One of the 3% newest English words
First recorded in 1960-65

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Parts of speech for Old goat


old goat popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 42% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 52% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

old goat usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for old goat

adj old goat

  • back number — A back number of a magazine or newspaper is the same as a back issue.
  • been around — in a circle, ring, or the like; so as to surround a person, group, thing, etc.: The crowd gathered around.
  • creaky — A creaky object creaks when it moves.
  • ancient — Ancient means very old, or having existed for a long time.

noun old goat

  • debauchee — a man who leads a life of reckless drinking, promiscuity, and self-indulgence
  • dissipater — to scatter in various directions; disperse; dispel.
  • nighthawk — any of several longwinged, American goatsuckers of the genus Chordeiles, related to the whippoorwill, especially C. minor, having variegated black, white, and buff plumage.

adjective old goat

  • fossil — any remains, impression, or trace of a living thing of a former geologic age, as a skeleton, footprint, etc.
  • oldie — a popular song, joke, movie, etc., that was in vogue at a time in the past.

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