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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Gothgɒθ(n.)

  1. a member of a Germanic people settled N of the Black Sea in the 3rd century a.d., who, with the collapse of the Roman Empire, established kingdoms in Spain and Italy.

    Category: Peoples

    Ref: Compare Ostrogoth , Visigoth.

  2. a person of no refinement; barbarian.

Origin of Goth:

bef. 900; < LL Gothī (pl.); r. OE Gota; c. Go Gut- (in Gut-thiuda Goth-people)

Goth.

  1. Gothic.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. peasant, barbarian, boor, churl, Goth, tyke, tike(noun)

    a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement

  2. Goth(noun)

    one of the Teutonic people who invaded the Roman Empire in the 3rd to 5th centuries

Wiktionary

  1. Goth(ProperNoun)

    A member of the East Germanic tribe, who invaded the Roman Empire in the 3rd to 5th centuries.

  2. Goth(ProperNoun)

    uncivilized person, barbarian, Vandal

  3. goth(Noun)

    A punk-derived subculture of people who predominately dress in black.

    Philip had been into goth for many years.

  4. goth(Noun)

    A style of glam rock influenced punk rock; gothic rock.

  5. goth(Noun)

    A person who is part of the goth subculture.

    We saw a solitary goth hanging out on the steps of the train station.

  6. goth(Adjective)

    Relating to this music or these people.

    With her black clothes and dyed hair, Melanie looked very goth compared to her classmates.

  7. Origin: From Middle English Gothes, Gotes, both pl., partly from Old English Gotan, Goþan, both pl., s. forms Gota, Goþa; partly from Late Latin Gothi, both pl., s. form Goth; of Germanic origin; compare Old Norse Goti "Goth", compare Gothic * pl. "Goths", from gutô (latter two terms are ablaut grades) perhaps from the geutanan, but more likely from gudanaz (see also good, God, Odin, Gutan, Wotan, Woden). Related terms are Gudai, Gutan, Gutnish, Gotlander, Geat, Gaut, Got, and probably Catalonia, Catalan.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Goth(noun)

    one of an ancient Teutonic race, who dwelt between the Elbe and the Vistula in the early part of the Christian era, and who overran and took an important part in subverting the Roman empire

  2. Goth(noun)

    one who is rude or uncivilized; a barbarian; a rude, ignorant person

Freebase

  1. Goth

    GOTH is a Japanese novel written by Otsuichi about two high school students fascinated by murder. The novel won the Honkaku Mystery Grand Prize in 2003. It was adapted into a manga by Kendi Oiwa. Both were published in Japan by Kadokawa, and were published in English by Tokyopop in October and September, 2008. In 2008, the novel was adapted into a live action movie directed by Gen Takahashi. Also, Fox Atomic has announced that the novel will be made into a feature film directed by J.T. Petty.

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