verb (used with or without object)
- putti-platt operation
Origin of putt
Examples from the Web for putted
Booverman with a little care studied the ten-foot route to the hole and putted down.Murder in Any Degree|Owen Johnson
I am informed that they putted out afterwards, each in one more, and therefore the hole was halved.The Spirit of the Links|Henry Leach
It was sheltered from all observation and he putted for a few minutes.The Secret of the Silver Car|Wyndham Martyn
Mr. Hilton once putted that way in the Amateur International match, and I have seen many other good putters do well with it.The Happy Golfer|Henry Leach
He could never quite make up his mind whether he putted best with a gun-metal putter or a wooden one.
Word Origin for putt
1510s, Scottish, "to push, shove," a special use and pronunciation of put (v.). Golfing sense is from 1743. Meaning "to throw" (a stone, as a demonstration of strength) is from 1724; this also is the putt in shot putting. Related: Putted; putting.
c.1300, "a putting, pushing, shoving, thrusting," special use and pronunciation of put (n.). Golfing sense is from 1743.