Definition for lofting (2 of 2)
- the slope of the face of the head of a club backward from the vertical, tending to drive the ball upward.
- the act of lofting.
- a lofting stroke.
verb (used with object)
- to slant the face of (a club).
- to hit (a golf ball) into the air or over an obstacle.
- to clear (an obstacle) in this manner.
verb (used without object)
Origin of loft
Related formsloft·less, adjectiveun·der·loft, nounwell-loft·ed, adjective
Examples from the Web for lofting
An interesting case was quoted to me some time since of the success a man achieved in lofting over stymies, and the reason why.The Happy Golfer|Henry Leach
There was no lofting, and both windows were open, so that a cool breeze was blowing right through.Labrador Days|Wilfred Thomason Grenfell
Horizontal holes are frequently put in and artificial beds made by "lofting."
British Dictionary definitions for lofting
- (in golf) the angle from the vertical made by the club face to give elevation to a ball
- elevation imparted to a ball
- a lofting stroke or shot