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Definition of "putt" []

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

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To strike (the ball) in this way (verb)

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Use "putt" in a sentence
  • "Dineen has a small engine, which he calls a putt-putt, that he rides the rails on."
  • "British notes: Westwood again is one putt from a playoff - USATODAY. com"
  • "British notes: Westwood again is one putt from a playoff"