Definition of


  1. (noun, body) a small chin beard trimmed to a point; named for its resemblance to a goat's beard

via WordNet, Princeton University

Alternate forms of Goatee

Hypernyms: beard, face fungus, whiskers

Origin of the word Goatee

  1. 1844 (as goaty), from goat (q.v.). So called from its resemblance to a male goat's chin hairs. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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