penalty stroke


noun Golf.

a stroke added to a score for a rule infraction.

Nearby words

  1. penalty killer,
  2. penalty point,
  3. penalty rates,
  4. penalty shoot-out,
  5. penalty shot,
  6. penance,
  7. penang,
  8. penannular,
  9. penates,
  10. pence

Origin of penalty stroke

First recorded in 1890–95

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