What does GOAT mean?
Definition, Use Cases, Examples

GOAT Meaning

GOAT stands for Greatest of All Time.

GOAT is an internet slang initialism used to compliment athletes, musicians, or other celebrities.

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How is GOAT used? Use Cases & Examples

Teenagers use the slang term GOAT to praise famous people whom they think are the best in their specialty. Sometimes GOAT is used to describe an object or event. In messages the goat emoji is frequently used in place of the word GOAT.

Examples of how your teen might use the slang term GOAT:

-Tiger Woods thinks he’s the GOAT.

-Hey, Elton John, those glasses are the GOAT!

My dad thinks Tom Brady is the GOAT.

Kanye is the GOAT!

How to Identify if your child is using the GOAT slang word

You might learn your child is using this slang term by chance when a text pops up on the phone screen. But while the slang term GOAT is harmless, other teenage slang terms could indicate that your teen is talking about risky behaviors or communicating with potentially dangerous people.

Having a parental control app on your child’s phone will give you peace of mind by alerting you to your child’s exposure to risks encountered on their phone. With a parental control app installed on your child’s phone, you have the control to set alerts to help your teen avoid the pitfalls of predators, drug dealers, and other negative influences. Having the ability to vary the level of monitoring gives you the power to choose what is right for your child, and these levels can be easily adjusted at any time.

How to talk with your child about use of the GOAT slang word

As the parent of a teenager, it might seem like all you do is nag and fuss and worry, so it’s wonderful when the opportunity arises for a fun conversation. Here are some starters for having an upbeat conversation about the teenage slang term GOAT with your kid:
  • Which athlete do you believe is the GOAT?
  • Which musician do you believe is the GOAT?
  • Did you know the original GOAT was Muhammad Ali?
  • Can you think of someone you know who might end up being the GOAT in their field?
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