Definition of 'goat'

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Synonyms of "goat"
Synonyms of "goat"
French Translation of "goat"
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Example sentences containing 'goat'

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What gets my goat is duvets that are too thick. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This sort of thing really gets my goat. The Sun (2017)But the one thing that gets the goat of the players more than anything is his unnecessary dummies during matches. The Sun (2017)Top with the rocket and remaining goat's cheese to serve. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The fried goats' cheese is delicious. The Sun (2016)Crumble over the goat's cheese and scatter the coriander on top. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Crumble over the goat's cheese. The Sun (2016)While the carrots are roasting, beat the goat's cheese and milk together for a few minutes until smooth. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Just don't ask him to do a chicken and goat's cheese mousse or parmesan custard with anchovy toast. Times, Sunday Times (2017)What is the old goat playing at? Times, Sunday Times (2008)Soon afterwards the old goat came home again from the forest. The Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales (1812)You know what really gets my goat? Times, Sunday Times (2008)Now he is acting the goat in a pop video for an indie band. The Sun (2012)We keep goats for milk and cheese. Tepper, Sheri S. A Plague of Angels (1993)The milk obtained from sheep and goats is a most important product. Sanderson, Stephen K. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)We then follow a newborn goat who gets lost. The Sun (2011)Grill thick slices of goat's cheese until golden. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Ideal for animal lovers; goats and donkeys have previously been kept in the paddocks. Times, Sunday Times (2006) Wild goats and donkeys replace the cars on sleepy, scorching roads. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They also go well with blue cheese or soft goats' cheese. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We report today a rush on goat's meat. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There's no need to act the giddy goat. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Spot otters, eagles and wild goats. Times, Sunday Times (2013)These are actually little scoops of soft goat's cheese mixed with chopped coriander and lemon juice. Times, Sunday Times (2011)In some countries midwives advise women to drink goat's milk in the month before birth. Westcott, Patsy Alternative Health Care for Women (1991)The Masai are more attached to their sheep and goats than their family. Times, Sunday Times (2014)HOW about this for playing the goat? The Sun (2012)Arrange the asparagus randomly over the top and scatter with the remaining goat's cheese and the mint leaves. Times, Sunday Times (2008)If other animals like goats and rabbits are added, the total nears 7,500. The Sun (2015)People will say,'is that old goat still playing? Times, Sunday Times (2009)

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Translations for 'goat'

British English: goat /ɡəʊt/ NOUN
A goat is an animal which is a bit bigger than a sheep and has horns.
  • American English: goat
  • Arabic: ماعِز
  • Brazilian Portuguese: cabra
  • Chinese: 山羊
  • Croatian: koza
  • Czech: koza
  • Danish: ged
  • Dutch: geit dier
  • European Spanish: cabra
  • Finnish: vuohi
  • French: chèvre
  • German: Ziege
  • Greek: κατσίκα
  • Italian: capra
  • Japanese: ヤギ
  • Korean: 염소
  • Norwegian: geit
  • Polish: koza
  • European Portuguese: cabra
  • Romanian: capră
  • Russian: козел
  • Spanish: cabra
  • Swedish: get
  • Thai: แพะ
  • Turkish: keçi
  • Ukrainian: коза
  • Vietnamese: con dê


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