Complete Definition of "putt"

English

Etymology
onomatopoetic|Onomatopoetic.

Pronunciation
AHD|pÅ­t
IPA|/pÊt/
SAMPA|/pVt/
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-Êt|-Êt

Noun
en-noun

  1. golf the act of tapping a golf ball lightly on a putting-green.
  2. onomatopoeia a regular sound characterized by the sound of "putt putt putt putt...", such as made by some internal combustion engines.

Translations
trans-top|the act of tapping a golf ball lightly on a putting-green
Finnish: putti
trans-mid
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trans-top|a sound
Finnish: putputus
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Verb
en-verb

  1. golf to lightly strike a golf ball with a putter on (or very near) a putting-green
  2. To make a putt sound.
  3. to move along slowly
  4. context|motorcycling|slang to ride one's putt, to go for a putt

Translations
trans-top|to lightly strike a golf ball with a putter
Finnish: putata
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|To make a putt sound
Finnish: putputtaa
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trans-top|to move along slowly
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|to ride one's putt, to go for a putt
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Translations to be checked
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ttbc|French: poter
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Related terms
putter
putting green

Category:Onomatopoeia


Scots

Pronunciation
IPA|/pÊt/

Verb
sco-verb|putts|puttin|putt|putt

  1. South Scots to put (note pronunciation)

Synonyms
pit#Scots|pit

fr:putt
vi:putt
zh:putt

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