goatee

noun goa·tee \ gō-ˈtē \
Updated on: 8 Dec 2017

Definition of goatee

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

goateed

play \gō-ˈtēd\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of goatee

from its resemblance to the beard of a he-goat


GOATEE Defined for English Language Learners

goatee

noun

Definition of goatee for English Language Learners

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


GOATEE Defined for Kids

goatee

noun goa·tee \ gō-ˈtē \

Definition of goatee for Students

: a small beard trimmed to a point


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