Nicklaus

[ nik-luh s ]
/ ˈnɪk ləs /

noun

Jack (William),born 1940, U.S. golfer.

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Example sentences from the Web for nicklaus

  • As Jones said to Nicklaus on another Sunday like this, he plays a game with which we are not familiar.

  • All this time Nicklaus was nothing loth to show his papers, which were quite in rule.

    The Headsman|James Fenimore Cooper
  • Nicklaus fidgeted, for the graphic particularity of Pippo almost led him to believe the augury might be true.

    The Headsman|James Fenimore Cooper
  • A cry from Nicklaus Wagner announced that the spirit of avarice was still active as ever in his bosom.

    The Headsman|James Fenimore Cooper

British Dictionary definitions for nicklaus

Nicklaus
/ (ˈnɪklaʊs) /

noun

Jack. born 1940, US golfer: winner of a record eighteen major championships (1962–86), comprising a record six in the US Masters, five in the USPGA, four in the US Open, and three in the British Open
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