get goat


get goat
annoy someone

He has been getting my goat recently and I am tired of him.


Idioms and examples. 2014.

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  • get goat — get (your) goat British, American & Australian, informal, Australian, informal to annoy you. It really gets my goat when people push past without saying Excuse me . The kid never stops whingeing he really gets on my goat …   New idioms dictionary

  • get someone's goat — (informal) To annoy or rile someone • • • Main Entry: ↑goat * * * get someone’s goat informal phrase to annoy someone It really gets my goat – the way she keeps interrupting all the time. Thesaurus: to make someone angry or annoyed …   Useful english dictionary

  • get your goat — see ↑goat • • • Main Entry: ↑get get your goat informal ◇ If something gets your goat, it upsets you or irritates you. The way she s always correcting other people really gets my goat! • • • Main Entry: ↑goat …   Useful english dictionary

  • goat — O.E. gat she goat, from P.Gmc. *gaitaz (Cf. O.S. get, O.N. geit, Dan. gjed, M.Du. gheet, Du. geit, O.H.G. geiz, Ger. Geiß, Goth. gaits goat ), from PIE *ghaidos young goat, also p …   Etymology dictionary

  • Goat cheese — Goat cheese, or chèvre (from the French for goat), is cheese made out of the milk of goats. Contents 1 Prop …   Wikipedia

  • Goat's milk cheese — Goat s milk cheese, goat cheese or chèvre (French for goat ) is cheese made from goat milk. In regions where domesticated goats are kept, many kinds of goat s milk cheeses are produced.Although cow s milk and goat s milk have similar overall fat… …   Wikipedia

  • Goat — (g[=o]t), n. [OE goot, got, gat, AS. g[=a]t; akin to D. geit, OHG. geiz, G. geiss, Icel. geit, Sw. get, Dan. ged, Goth. gaits, L. haedus a young goat, kid.] (Zo[ o]l.) A hollow horned ruminant of the genus {Capra}, of several species and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Goat antelope — Goat Goat (g[=o]t), n. [OE goot, got, gat, AS. g[=a]t; akin to D. geit, OHG. geiz, G. geiss, Icel. geit, Sw. get, Dan. ged, Goth. gaits, L. haedus a young goat, kid.] (Zo[ o]l.) A hollow horned ruminant of the genus {Capra}, of several species… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Goat fig — Goat Goat (g[=o]t), n. [OE goot, got, gat, AS. g[=a]t; akin to D. geit, OHG. geiz, G. geiss, Icel. geit, Sw. get, Dan. ged, Goth. gaits, L. haedus a young goat, kid.] (Zo[ o]l.) A hollow horned ruminant of the genus {Capra}, of several species… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Goat house — Goat Goat (g[=o]t), n. [OE goot, got, gat, AS. g[=a]t; akin to D. geit, OHG. geiz, G. geiss, Icel. geit, Sw. get, Dan. ged, Goth. gaits, L. haedus a young goat, kid.] (Zo[ o]l.) A hollow horned ruminant of the genus {Capra}, of several species… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English