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goat

goat

 
pronunciation:
got
phrases:
get one's goat
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: any of various agile four-legged animals that produce milk, having hollow horns with a backward curve, rough and usu. straight hair, and a short tail.
 
definition 2: the constellation or zodiac sign Capricorn.
definition 3: a lewd or lecherous man.
definition 4: (informal) someone who bears the blame for others; scapegoat.
definition 5: in team sports, a player who causes his or her team to lose through a bad play.
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phrase: get one's goat
derivation: goatlike (adj.)
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