deloft

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

de- +‎ loft

Verb[edit]

deloft (third-person singular simple present delofts, present participle delofting, simple past and past participle delofted)

  1. (golf) To reduce the loft of a stroke with.
    • 2009 April 13, Bill Pennington, “Sorenstam’s Tips for Flop Shots in Tough Spots”, New York Times:
      To ensure that you do not make a normal transfer of weight to your front foot during the swing, which may be good for full shots or chips but delofts the club in a flop shot, practice keeping your front heel off the ground throughout the swing.