putter

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Alteration of potter

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

putter (third-person singular simple present putters, present participle puttering, simple past and past participle puttered)

  1. (intransitive) To be active, but not excessively busy, at a task or a series of tasks.

Etymology 2[edit]

put +‎ -er

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

putter (plural putters)

  1. One who puts or places.
  2. One who pushes the small wagons in a coal mine.

Etymology 3[edit]

putt +‎ -er

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

putter (plural putters)

  1. (golf) A golf club specifically intended for a putt.
  2. (golf) A person who is taking a putt or putting.

See also[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Noun[edit]

putter m (plural putters, diminutive puttertje n)

  1. European goldfinch, Carduelis carduelis

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

from English

Noun[edit]

putter m (plural putters)

  1. putter (golf club)

Verb[edit]

putter

  1. (golf) to putt

Conjugation[edit]


Vilamovian[edit]

Noun[edit]

putter f

  1. butter