Goth

noun
\ˈgäth \

Definition of Goth 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 : a member of a Germanic people that overran the Roman Empire in the early centuries of the Christian era

2 often not capitalized

a : rock music marked by dark and morbid lyrics

b : a fan or performer of goth

3 : a person who wears mostly black clothing, uses dark dramatic makeup, and often has dyed black hair

Definition of Goth (Entry 2 of 2)

First Known Use of Goth

Noun

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Goth

Noun

Middle English Gothes, Gotes (plural), partly from Old English Gotan (plural); partly from Late Latin Gothi (plural)

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