Goth


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Goth

 (gŏth)
n.
A member of a Germanic people who invaded the Roman Empire in the early centuries of the Christian era.

[From Middle English Gothes, Goths, from Late Latin Gothī, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English Gota and Old Norse Goti, Goth.]

goth

 (gŏth)
n.
1. A style of rock music, noted especially for somber or ethereal tones and lugubrious lyrics.
2. A performer or follower of this style of music.

[From Gothic (from a view of Gothic styles or genres as dark or gloomy).]

Goth

(ɡɒθ)
n
1. (Historical Terms) a member of an East Germanic people from Scandinavia who settled south of the Baltic early in the first millennium ad. They moved on to the Ukrainian steppes and raided and later invaded many parts of the Roman Empire from the 3rd to the 5th century. See also Ostrogoth, Visigoth
2. a rude or barbaric person
3. (Music, other) (sometimes not capital) an aficionado of Goth music and fashion
adj
(Music, other) (sometimes not capital)
a. (of music) in a style of guitar-based rock with some similarities to heavy metal and punk and usually characterized by depressing or mournful lyrics
b. (of fashion) characterized by black clothes and heavy make-up, often creating a ghostly appearance
[C14: from Late Latin (plural) Gothī from Greek Gothoi]

Goth

(gɒθ)

n.
1. 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. Compare Ostrogoth, Visigoth.
2. a person of no refinement; barbarian.
[before 900; < Late Latin Gothī (pl.); replacing Old English Gota; c. Gothic Gut- (in Gut-thiuda Goth-people)]

Goth.

Gothic.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Goth - a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinementGoth - a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement
disagreeable person, unpleasant person - a person who is not pleasant or agreeable
2.Goth - one of the Teutonic people who invaded the Roman Empire in the 3rd to 5th centuries
Teuton - a member of the ancient Germanic people who migrated from Jutland to southern Gaul and were annihilated by the Romans
Ostrogoth - a member of the eastern group of Goths who created a kingdom in northern Italy around 500 AD
Visigoth - a member of the western group of Goths who sacked Rome and created a kingdom in present-day Spain and southern France
Translations
gootitgoottigoottimusiikki

Goth

[gɒθ] N (Hist) → godo/a m/f

Goth

n
(Hist) → Gote m, → Gotin f
(Mus, Fashion) = goth
adj (Mus, Fashion) = goth

goth

(esp Brit)
n
(= person)Grufti m
(Mus) → Gruftimusik f
(= fashion)Gruftistil m
adj (Mus, Fashion) → Grufti-; goth bandGruftiband f

Goth

[gɒθ] nGoto
References in classic literature ?
All other errands were done, and Meg and her mother busy at some necessary needlework, while Beth and Amy goth tea, and Hannah finished her ironing with what she called a `slap and a bang', but still Jo did not come.
Yes, you darling old Goth, a symphony by the great Beethoven
There is no more to say, but east and west, In go the speares sadly in the rest, In goth the sharp spur into the side, There see men who can just and who can ride; There shiver shaftes upon shieldes thick, He feeleth through the heart-spone the prick; Up springen speares, twenty feet in height, Out go the swordes to the silver bright; The helms they to-hewn and to-shred; Out burst the blood with stern streames red.
A man of impure life, and a brazen face, asking Roderick if there were any serpent in his breast, he told him that there was, and of the same species that once tortured Don Rodrigo, the Goth.
I think I shall turn round on you and accuse you of being a Goth," said Rosamond, looking at Lydgate with a smile.
Take a Goth, a Hun, and a Vandal, mix them together and add a Barbary rover; then take this creature and make him drunk--and you have an Englishman.
Why, you Goth, ain't we to take the benefit of the wisdom and admire and use the work of past generations?
His name," said the Distressed One, "is not the same as Bellerophon's horse that was called Pegasus, or Alexander the Great's, called Bucephalus, or Orlando Furioso's, the name of which was Brigliador, nor yet Bayard, the horse of Reinaldos of Montalvan, nor Frontino like Ruggiero's, nor Bootes or Peritoa, as they say the horses of the sun were called, nor is he called Orelia, like the horse on which the unfortunate Rodrigo, the last king of the Goths, rode to the battle where he lost his life and his kingdom.
The legendary hosts of Goths and Huns, the hugest armies Asia has ever seen, would have been but a drop in that current.
This may not be understood-but the old Goths of Germany would have understood it, who used to debate matters of importance to their State twice, once when drunk, and once when sober-sober that they might not be deficient in formality--drunk lest they should be destitute of vigor.
The Gauls, Germans, Goths, Saxons, Normans, and others, had it for a time.
In the ninth century it is supposed to have been carried away by the barbarians, and it reappears, after the conversion of the northern Goths, in the possession of the royal family of Gothland.