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English definition of “putt”

putt

verb [I or T] uk   /pʌt/ us  
to hit a golf ball gently across an area of short and even grass towards or into a hole: Palmer putted the ball straight into the hole. You need to use a special club for putting.Golf

putt

noun [C] uk   /pʌt/ us  
a gentle hit across short grass that sends a ball towards or into a hole: She won the competition with an impressive six-metre putt.Golf
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