[ puht ]
/ pʌt /

verb (used with or without object)

to strike (the ball) gently so as to make it roll along the green into the hole.


an act of putting.
a stroke made in putting.

Nearby words

  1. putridly,
  2. putrilage,
  3. putrilaginous,
  4. putsch,
  5. putschist,
  6. putt-putt,
  7. puttee,
  8. putter,
  9. putti,
  10. putti-platt operation

Origin of putt

1735–45; orig. Scots, variant of put

Can be confusedput putt (see synonym study at put)

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British Dictionary definitions for putted


/ (pʌt) golf /


a stroke on the green with a putter to roll the ball into or near the hole


to strike (the ball) in this way

Word Origin for putt

C16: of Scottish origin; related to put

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Word Origin and History for putted
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