Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A light golf stroke made on the putting green in an effort to place the ball into the hole.
  • intransitive verb To hit (a golf ball) with a light stroke on the green.
  • intransitive verb To putt a golf ball.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In golf-playing, to play with a putter; play when the ball lies at a short distance from the hole.
  • noun In golf-playing, a stroke made with a putter, or made in attempting to hole a ball.
  • noun See put.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Golf) A stroke made on the putting green to play the ball into a hole.
  • intransitive verb (Golf) To make a putt.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun golf The act of tapping a golf ball lightly on a putting green.
  • verb golf To lightly strike a golf ball with a putter on (or very near) a putting green.
  • noun onomatopoeia A regular sound characterized by the sound of "putt putt putt putt...", such as made by some slowly stroking internal combustion engines.
  • noun UK, motorcycling, slang A motorcycle.
  • verb To make a putt sound.
  • verb motorcycling, slang To ride one's motorcycle, to go for a motorcycle ride.
  • verb To move along slowly.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb strike (a golf ball) lightly, with a putter
  • verb hit a putt
  • noun hitting a golf ball that is on the green using a putter

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Variant of put.]

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Onomatopoeic, from putt-putt

Examples

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  • The putt is generally associated as an alarm and usually means a turkey has seen or heard something and is signaling danger.

    listen here

    March 15, 2015