What is another word for putt?

Pronunciation: [pˈʌt] (IPA)

The word 'putt' is commonly used in golf to refer to a short stroke made with a club on a putting green. However, there are several synonyms that refer to this action or the ball's movement. These synonyms include terms such as tap, roll, nudge, and flick. Other words commonly used to describe a putt are touch, stroke, and tap-in. Additionally, the term 'hole out' refers to completing a hole by sinking the ball into the hole with a putt. Whether you're a seasoned golfer or just starting, knowing these synonyms can add variety to your golf vocabulary.

Synonyms for Putt:

What are the hypernyms for Putt?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Putt?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

Usage examples for Putt

Some of the Pig having beene sett aside for my Uncle, and Mother fancying it for her Breakfast, was much putt out, on going into the Larder, to find it gone.
"Mary Powell & Deborah's Diary"
Anne Manning
The mighty McLeod missed his putt and took a five.
"Flowing Gold"
Rex Beach
The general suddenly knows at dawn that the day will bring him victory; the man on the green suddenly knows that he will put down the long putt.
"The Woman in Black"
Edmund Clerihew Bentley

Famous quotes with Putt

  • The pressure of getting an order right is greater than sinking a putt.
    Amy Alcott
  • Gimme: an agreement between two losers who can't putt.
    Jim Bishop
  • There is no tragedy in missing a putt, no matter how short. All have erred in this respect.
    Walter Hagen
  • If ever I needed an eight foot putt, and everything I owned depended on it, I would want Arnold Palmer to putt for me.
    Bobby Jones
  • There are far more important things in life than making a putt or missing a putt or winning a championship or losing a championship.
    Bernhard Langer

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