a small bird.
Golf. a score of one stroke under par on a hole.
Golf. to make a birdie on (a hole).
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How to use birdie in a sentence
Then, after summoning himself to play the next 13 holes in 3 under despite several barely missed birdie putts, Matsuyama’s greatest strength — his iron play — bit him.Hideki Matsuyama’s draining, pressure-packed win makes this Masters memorable | Thomas M. Boswell | April 12, 2021 | Washington Post
Rose made a birdie on 18 Sunday to finish his 2021 Masters on something of a high note.With confidence and calm, Hideki Matsuyama ends Japan’s long wait for a Masters title | Chuck Culpepper, Scott Allen, Des Bieler | April 11, 2021 | Washington Post
Will Zalatoris was suddenly alone in second place, at 9 under, after a birdie at the 17th.With confidence and calm, Hideki Matsuyama ends Japan’s long wait for a Masters title | Chuck Culpepper, Scott Allen, Des Bieler | April 11, 2021 | Washington Post
Phil Mickelson opens his third round with a birdie at hole No.Hideki Matsuyama’s sublime day at the Masters gives him a four-shot lead and a shot at history | Chuck Culpepper, Scott Allen | April 11, 2021 | Washington Post
The magic continued for the 2015 Masters champion two holes later, when he chipped in from for birdie from 60 feet to move to 5 under and a share of fifth pace, two shots back of co-leaders Hideki Matsuyama and Justin Rose.Hideki Matsuyama’s sublime day at the Masters gives him a four-shot lead and a shot at history | Chuck Culpepper, Scott Allen | April 11, 2021 | Washington Post
Her very first performance onstage came at the age of 4, when she cameoed as a dancing flower in the musical Bye Bye birdie.Jena Malone’s Long, Strange Trip From Homelessness to Hollywood Stardom | Marlow Stern | December 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The year before that, West Side Story and Bye Bye birdie were huge sellers.Before the Earthquake Hit: When The Beatles Landed in America | Michael Tomasky | January 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
“Bye Bye birdie” actor Dick Van Dyke and his wife were saved by a couple of Good Samaritans when their car went up in smoke.North West Debuts, Rob Ford Arm-Wrestles Hulk Hogan & More Viral Videos | The Daily Beast Video | August 24, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Anytime you want to break my heart, you can just have Don call her “birdie.”‘Mad Men’ Creator Matthew Weiner on the Season Finale | Jace Lacob | June 24, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Four years old, and I was on the subway, the old BMT from Brooklyn to Manhattan, just making the matinee of Bye, Bye, birdie.
Shocked to hear birdie has been hit, but another message to say nothing serious, came close on the heels of the first.
birdie has fairly taken the fighting edge off Liman von Sanders' two new Divisions: he has knocked them to bits.
Left on a picket boat with birdie to board my destroyer to an accompaniment of various denominations of projectiles.
I jumped on to it—had to—then jumped off it nippier still and, turning to the right, began to walk towards birdie's dugout.
At last, rather tired by my long day, made my way back, stopping at birdie's dugout en route.
British Dictionary definitions for birdie
golf a score of one stroke under par for a hole
informal a bird, esp a small bird
(tr) golf to play (a hole) in one stroke under par
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