chip shot

noun Golf.

a shot that is purposely hit fairly high into the air and is meant to roll upon landing, used in approaching the green.
Compare pitch shot.

Origin of chip shot

First recorded in 1905–10
Also called pitch-and-run shot, pitch-and-run. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for chip shot

chip shot


golf a short approach shot to the green, esp one that is lofted
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