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.

Nearby words

  1. chip in,
  2. chip log,
  3. chip off the old block,
  4. chip on one's shoulder,
  5. chip pan,
  6. chip syringe,
  7. chip wagon,
  8. chip-based,
  9. chipboard,
  10. chipewyan

Compare pitch shot.

Origin of chip shot

First recorded in 1905–10

Also called pitch-and-run shot, pitch-and-run.

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British Dictionary definitions for chip shot

chip shot

noun

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