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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GOATEE

After a moment's silence, Hunt asked her how she liked his goatee.

Ellison looked up, leaned back in his chair, and tugged at his goatee.

He was a man about sixty, thin and with a goatee and long, white mustache.

There was Colonel Carvel seated on the bed, his goatee in his hand.

His long drooping mustache was a sandy color like his goatee.

When old Bob awoke, from habit, he started to stroke his goatee.

I managed, however, with a skillful blow, to dispossess him of his "goatee."

If not clean-shaven, he is likely to sport nothing wilder than a goatee.

"No," said Cameron, still with his hand on goatee Bill's collar.

He has a typical swarthy, angular Indian face and a French mustache and goatee.

WORD ORIGIN

1844 (as goaty), from goaty (adj.). So called from its resemblance to a male goat's chin hairs.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR GOATEE

beard

nounfacial hair on human
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