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"birdie" in British English

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birdienoun [C]

uk   /ˈbɜː.di/  us   /ˈbɝː-/
  • birdie noun [C] (NET GAME)

US (UK shuttlecock) a ​small, ​lightobject with a ​rounded end to which ​real or ​artificialfeathers are ​attached, that is ​hit over the ​net in the ​game of ​badminton

birdieverb [I or T]

uk   /ˈbɜː.di/  us   /ˈbɝː-/
(Definition of birdie from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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birdienoun [C]

 us   /ˈbɜr·di/
(in ​golf) a ​score for a ​hole that is one less than the ​usualscore: Weir ​faced a 30-footer for birdie, while Monty had ​lost his ​approachright of the ​green.
birdie
verb [I/T]  us   /ˈbɜrd·i/
He birdied four of his ​final five ​holesThursday to take the first-round ​lead.
(Definition of birdie from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “birdie”
in Arabic كُرة الريشة…
in Korean 셔틀콕…
in Portuguese peteca, volante…
in Catalan volant…
in Japanese バドミントンの羽根…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鸟, 小鸟…
in Turkish bedminton sporunda top gibi kullanılan ve tüyleri olan küçük nesne…
in Russian волан (в бадминтоне)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鳥, 小鳥…
in Italian volano (gioco del badminton)…
in Polish lotka…
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