birdie Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “birdie” in the English Dictionary

"birdie" in British English

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birdienoun [C]

uk   /ˈbɜː.di/  us   /ˈbɝː-/

birdie noun [C] (BIRD)

child's word a ​smallbird

birdie noun [C] (GOLF)

in golf, an ​act of getting the ​ball into the ​hole in one shot (= ​hit) less than par (= the ​expectednumber) for that ​hole

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-/
(in ​golf) to get a birdie for a ​particularhole: He birdied the fifth and the 18th and ​finished two ​strokes under ​par.
(Definition of birdie from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"birdie" in American English

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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.
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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