GOAT Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

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(Abbreviation) GOAT stands for “Greatest Of All Time” and refers to a person who made a huge and positive impact on many lives that people are impressed.


GOAT was first released in the 1990s, when the wife of the famous boxer Muhammad Ali, whose nickname is The Greatest, changed the name to GOAT or The Greatest Of All Time for publicity.

Demographic (Who Uses This Word)

Today, people of all ages, especially Gen Z, use GOAT for their idols and other famous people that made a great impact to change the issues people face. 

GOAT Used in a Sentence

  • Example 1: Congrats on winning the championship. You’re the GOAT!
  • Example 2: Did you know that he helped thousands of people escape the building fire? He’s the GOAT, if you ask me.


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