Goat in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is goat a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word goat is a Scrabble US word. The word goat is worth 5 points in Scrabble:

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Is goat a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word goat is a Scrabble UK word and has 5 points:

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Is goat a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word goat is a Words With Friends word. The word goat is worth 6 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Goat

You can make 15 words from 'goat' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

4 letters words from 'goat'

GOAT 5TOGA 5

3 letters words from 'goat'

AGO 4GAT 4
GOA 4GOT 4
OAT 3TAG 4
TAO 3TOG 4

2 letters words from 'goat'

AG 3AT 2
GO 3TA 2
TO 2 

All 4 letters words made out of goat

goat ogat gaot agot oagt aogt gota ogta gtoa tgoa otga toga gato agto gtao tgao atgo tago oatg aotg otag toag atog taog

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word goat. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in goat.

Definitions and meaning of goat

goat

Etymology

From Middle English goot, got, gat, from Old English gāt, from Proto-West Germanic *gait, from Proto-Germanic *gaits, from a substrate language.

The sense of lecherous man derives from the slang expression "horny as a goat".

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɡəʊt/, /ɡɔʊt/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ɡoʊt/, [ɡoʊʔ(t̚)], [ɡoʊ(ʔ)t̚]
  • Rhymes: -əʊt
  • (Scotland, Canada, North-East England) IPA(key): /ɡoːt/
  • (General Australian, General New Zealand) IPA(key): /ɡɐ̟ʉt/

Noun

goat (plural goats)

  1. A mammal, Capra aegagrus hircus, and similar species of the genus Capra.
    1. (uncountable) The meat of the aforementioned animal.
  2. (slang) A lecherous man.
  3. (informal) A scapegoat.
    • 2008, "Tigers already miss Jones", in Royal Oak Daily Tribune (Michigan), Aug 6, 2008
      Fernando Rodney, the goat in Sunday's 10th inning loss to Tampa Bay, threw three nearly perfect innings in relief on Tuesday after being demoted from the closer role.
    • 1997, "1997 World Series", Game 7, bottom 11th inning, TV broadcast on NBC Sports, early morning October 27, 1997; words by Bob Costas
      Tony Fernández, who has worn hero's laurels throughout the postseason including earlier in this seventh game of the World Series, now cruel as it may seem, perhaps being fitted for goat horns.
  4. (slang) A Pontiac GTO car.
  5. (speech recognition) A person who is not easily understood by a speech recognition system; contrasted with sheep.
  6. A fool, loser, or object of ridicule.
  7. (roller derby) A blocker who is isolated behind the opposing team's blockers, so as to slow down the pack.

Synonyms

  • (lecherous man): See also Thesaurus:libertine
  • (scapegoat): See also Thesaurus:scapegoat

Holonyms

  • (group of goats): tribe, herd

Derived terms

Descendants

  • Abenaki: kots (from "goats")
  • Marshallese: koot
  • Rotokas: goti
  • Tongan: koti, kosi
    • Samoan: ʻoti
      • Rotuman: ʻoti
      • Tokelauan: oti

Translations

See also

  • chevon
  • ewe
  • herd
  • hircine
  • kid
  • ram
  • tribe
  • Appendix:collective nouns objects-G

Verb

goat (third-person singular simple present goats, present participle goating, simple past and past participle goated)

  1. (transitive) To allow goats to feed on.
    • 1918, Agricultural Experiment Station, Director's Biennial Report - Page 51
      Rape and clover has yielded 283 sheep days of pasture, practically dry weather [] For the coming year it is planned to goat this area continuously
  2. (transitive) To scapegoat.
    • 2001, "A worthy Rusch to judgment", in USA Today, July 15, 2001
      John Rocker, meanwhile, was spared from getting goated because he didn't blow a save
  3. (transitive, roller derby) To isolate (an opposing blocker) behind one's own blockers, so as to slow down the pack.

Anagrams

  • Gøta, TOGA, Toga, atgo, toga

West Frisian

Noun

goat c (plural goaten, diminutive goatsje)

  1. Alternative form of goate

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a horned mammal.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)