Definition of run like a hairy goat in English:

run like a hairy goat

phrase

Australian, NZ
informal
  • Run or perform badly.

    ‘the nag ran like a hairy goat the last time out!’
    ‘to make matters worse, the car was running like a hairy goat’
    • ‘There is another level of embarrassed when you are representing your country and you run like a hairy goat.’
    • ‘"Damn thing's running like a hairy goat. We've had it for about twenty years; I suppose it's worn out."’
    • ‘It ran like a hairy goat, but it would serve.’
    • ‘I ran like a 'hairy goat' even though I placed third.’
    • ‘The nag ran like a hairy goat the last time out!’