Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Characteristic of or resembling a goat; hircine.
  • Hence Wanton; lustful; salacious.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Characteristic of a goat; goatlike.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Goaty, goatlike.

Etymologies

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goat +‎ -ish

Examples

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  • "'Yes, but it's cruel hard for a young foremast jack as has been longing for it watch after watch,' observed Robert Bonden, a goatish man, quite unlike his brother."

    --Patrick O'Brian, The Reverse of the Medal, 16

    February 24, 2008