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Synonyms for Goth

a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement

one of the Teutonic people who invaded the Roman Empire in the 3rd to 5th centuries

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He greeted them with joy, and after feasting and song the Danes and their King departed and left the Goths to guard the hall.
The Goths awoke, joining in the fight, but all their swords were of no avail against the ogre.
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?
However, I must make an exception to all the goths who attended the Gothic weekend at Whitby recently.
Today a prosperous Turkish city (Edirne) near the Greek and Bulgarian borders, Adrianople on that day almost, years ago was the site of one of the greatest and most decisive battles in all of human history, a conflict that ran its course quickly in the hot, parched countryside, and left tens of thousands of men --most of them the flower of the Eastern Roman imperial military, including the Roman emperor himself--dead on the field, while the comparatively small army of Goths and Alans rode triumphantly over the terrain, giving no quarter to the wounded and dying, slaying officer and foot soldier alike.
Teenagers who identify themselves as goths - characterised by dark clothes, black eyeliner and alienation from mass culture - are three times more likely to be clinically depressed by the age of 18.
Salahuddin said that there will be several Chanesar Goths and Lyaris in Karachi if it was left unattended.
They also expressed resolve to provide maximum facilities to the people living in the Goths (villages) in Gaddap and Malir towns.
This is Australia in the 1980s, a haven for goths and loners, where a coming-of-age story can only veer into a murder mystery.
The festival, which is held every April and October, attracts 12,000 people of all ages from all over the world, many of whom dress as Goths but most attend to take in the styles, music and laid-back atmosphere of the event in the North Yorkshire town.
Fraser said: "I recently read that abuse towards goths, punks and anyone else associated with alternative culture is now considered a hate crime in Manchester and Leeds.
Goths really are lovely people", says Sue Mullen, aka the Fairy Goth Mother, who helps her daughter Peggy to run Huddersfield's only shop aimed at members of the Goth community.
It's not so much a scene as it is small pockets" of goths, said Jim Doyle of Brattleboro, Vt.