goatee

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noun goa·tee \gō-ˈtē\

Definition of goatee

  1. :  a small pointed or tufted beard on a man's chin

goateed

play \gō-ˈtēd\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of goatee

from its resemblance to the beard of a he-goat


First Known Use: 1844


GOATEE Defined for English Language Learners

goatee

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noun goa·tee \gō-ˈtē\

Definition of goatee for English Language Learners

  • : a small pointed beard on a man's chin


GOATEE Defined for Kids

goatee

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noun goa·tee \gō-ˈtē\

Definition of goatee for Students

  1. :  a small beard trimmed to a point



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