putting green


Origin of putting green

First recorded in 1840–50

Words Nearby putting green

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How to use putting green in a sentence

  • She may be a wonder on the putting green, but she offers herself no credit for that.

    Fore! | Charles Emmett Van Loan
  • Our camping place was a grassy lawn as flat and smooth as the putting green of a golf course.

    Camps and Trails in China | Roy Chapman Andrews and Yvette Borup Andrews
  • He was irritated, and made no secret of it, but his irritation did not keep him from dropping the next shot on the putting green.

    Fore! | Charles Emmett Van Loan

British Dictionary definitions for putting green

putting green

/ (ˈpʌtɪŋ) /

  1. (on a golf course) the area of closely mown grass at the end of a fairway where the hole is

  2. an area of smooth grass with several holes for putting games

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