Definitions for gothgɒθ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
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.
Ref: Compare Ostrogoth , Visigoth.
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)
peasant, barbarian, boor, churl, Goth, tyke, tike(noun)
a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement
one of the Teutonic people who invaded the Roman Empire in the 3rd to 5th centuries
A member of the East Germanic tribe, who invaded the Roman Empire in the 3rd to 5th centuries.
uncivilized person, barbarian, Vandal
A punk-derived subculture of people who predominately dress in black.
Philip had been into goth for many years.
A style of glam rock influenced punk rock; gothic rock.
A person who is part of the goth subculture.
We saw a solitary goth hanging out on the steps of the train station.
Relating to this music or these people.
With her black clothes and dyed hair, Melanie looked very goth compared to her classmates.
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.
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
one who is rude or uncivilized; a barbarian; a rude, ignorant person