putt

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See also: put and pu̇tt

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Noun[edit]

putt (plural putts)

  1. (golf) The act of tapping a golf ball lightly on a putting green.
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putt (third-person singular simple present putts, present participle putting, simple past and past participle putted)

  1. (golf) To lightly strike a golf ball with a putter on (or very near) a putting green.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Onomatopoeic, from putt-putt

Noun[edit]

putt (plural putts)

  1. (onomatopoeia) A regular sound characterized by the sound of "putt putt putt putt...", such as made by some slowly stroking internal combustion engines.
  2. (UK, motorcycling, slang) A motorcycle.
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putt (third-person singular simple present putts, present participle putting, simple past and past participle putted)

  1. To make a putt sound.
  2. (motorcycling, slang) To ride one's motorcycle, to go for a motorcycle ride.
  3. To move along slowly.
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tae putt (third-person singular simple present putts, present participle puttin, simple past putt, past participle putt)

  1. to put

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  • Note the pronunciation.

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putt

  1. sour and disappointed; sulky

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putt c

  1. (golf) a putt

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