Definitions for goateegoʊˈti

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a man's beard trimmed to a tuft or point on the chin.

Origin of goatee:

1835–45, Amer.; goat (from its resemblance to a goat's tufted chin) +-ee, prob. sp. var. of -y2, stressed as if -ee


Princeton's WordNet

  1. goatee(noun)

    a small chin beard trimmed to a point; named for its resemblance to a goat's beard


  1. goatee(Noun)

    A beard trimmed to grow only at the center of the chin.

  2. Origin: From (diminutive suffix).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Goatee(noun)

    a part of a man's beard on the chin or lower lip which is allowed to grow, and trimmed so as to resemble the beard of a goat


  1. Goatee

    Goatee refers to a style of facial hair incorporating hair on a man’s chin. The exact nature of the style has varied according to time and culture.


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