Meaning of “birdie” in the English Dictionary

"birdie" in British English

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birdienoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbɜː.di/ us /ˈbɝː.di/

birdieverb [ I or T ]

uk /ˈbɜː.di/ us /ˈbɝː.di/

(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 usual score:

Weir faced a 30-footer for birdie, while Monty had lost his approach right of the green.
birdie
verb [ I/T ] us /ˈbɜrd·i/

He birdied four of his final five holes Thursday to take the first-round lead.

(Definition of “birdie” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)