miniature golf


noun

a game or amusement modeled on golf and played with a putter and golf ball, in which each very short, grassless “hole” constitutes an obstacle course, consisting of wooden alleys, tunnels, bridges, etc., through which the ball must be driven to hole it.

Nearby words

  1. mini-vac,
  2. miniate,
  3. miniature,
  4. miniature bull terrier,
  5. miniature camera,
  6. miniature photography,
  7. miniature pinscher,
  8. miniature schnauzer,
  9. miniaturist,
  10. miniaturization

Origin of miniature golf

First recorded in 1910–15

Also called midget golf.

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