golf Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “golf” in the English Dictionary

"golf" in British English

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golfnoun [U]

uk   /ɡɒlf/  us   /ɡɑːlf/
A2 a ​gameplayedoutside on ​grass in which each ​playertries to ​hit a ​smallball into a ​series of nine or 18 ​smallholes, using a ​long, ​thinstick: We often ​play a round (= ​game) of golf at the ​weekend.
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golfer
noun [C] uk   /ˈɡɒl.fər/  us   /ˈɡɑːl.fɚ/
He's one of the highest-earning ​professional golfers in the ​world.
golfing
noun [U] uk   /ˈɡɒl.fɪŋ/  us   /ˈɡɑːl-/
a golfing holiday
(Definition of golf from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"golf" in American English

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golfnoun [U]

 us   /ɡɑlf, ɡɔlf/
a ​game in which ​players use a set of ​sticks to ​hitsmall, round, hard ​balls into a ​series of nine or 18 ​smallholes on an ​area of ​grassyland using as few ​hits as ​possible: Do you ​play golf?
golfer
noun [C]  us   /ˈɡɑl·fər, ˈɡɔl-/
a ​professional golfer
(Definition of golf from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “golf”
in Korean 골프…
in Arabic لُعْبة الجولف…
in Malaysian golf…
in French golf…
in Russian гольф…
in Chinese (Traditional) 高爾夫球運動…
in Italian golf…
in Turkish golf…
in Polish golf…
in Spanish golf…
in Vietnamese môn đánh gôn…
in Portuguese golfe…
in Thai กีฬากอล์ฟ…
in German das Golfspiel…
in Catalan golf…
in Japanese ゴルフ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 高尔夫球运动…
in Indonesian golf…
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