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birdienoun [C]

uk   /ˈbɜː.di/  us   /ˈbɝː.di/
  • 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.di/
(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)
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