play the goat

   (of a male)
   to be promiscuous
   But to play the giddy goat means merely to act stupidly.

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  • play the goat — act/play/the goat british informal phrase to deliberately behave in a stupid way Thesaurus: to behave in a silly waysynonym Main entry: goat …   Useful english dictionary

  • play the goat — informal to behave in a silly way, sometimes in order to make people laugh. Insecure and lonely, he resorted to acting the goat to get people s attention …   New idioms dictionary

  • The Goat's Ears of the Emperor Trojan — is a Serbian fairy tale. Andrew Lang included it in The Violet Fairy Book .The incident appears as part of the legends of Midas in classical times, but not all of the legend appears in the fairy tale.ynopsisThe emperor Trojan had goat s ears, but …   Wikipedia

  • play the giddy goat — To act the fool • • • Main Entry: ↑giddy …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Feast of the Goat — infobox Book | name = The Feast of the Goat title orig = La fiesta del chivo translator = Edith Grossman image caption = The cover of a recent translation. author = Mario Vargas Llosa illustrator = cover artist = country = Peru language = Spanish …   Wikipedia

  • play the fool — CLOWN ABOUT/AROUND, fool about/around, mess about/around, lark about/around, monkey about/around, joke; informal horse about/around, act the goat; Brit. informal muck about/around. → play * * * play/act/the fool …   Useful english dictionary

  • play the giddy goat — make a fool of oneself, act foolishly in public …   English contemporary dictionary

  • play the giddy goat — dated act in an irresponsible or silly way. → giddy …   English new terms dictionary

  • goat, play the —  Fool about …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • play the (giddy) goat —  Behave foolishly …   A concise dictionary of English slang

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