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birdie

noun [C] uk   /ˈbɜː.di/  us   /ˈbɝː-/

birdie noun [C] (BIRD)

child's word a small bird

birdie noun [C] (GOLF)

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

birdie noun [C] (NET GAME)

US (UK shuttlecock) a small, light object with a rounded end to which real or artificial feathers are attached, that is hit over the net in the game of badminton

birdie

verb [I or T] uk   /ˈbɜː.di/  us   /ˈbɝː-/
(in golf) to get a birdie for a particular hole: He birdied the fifth and the 18th and finished two strokes under par.
Translations of “birdie”
in Korean 셔틀콕…
in Arabic كُرة الريشة…
in Portuguese peteca, volante…
in Catalan volant…
in Japanese バドミントンの羽根…
in Italian volano (gioco del badminton)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鳥, 小鳥…
in Russian волан (в бадминтоне)…
in Turkish bedminton sporunda top gibi kullanılan ve tüyleri olan küçük nesne…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鸟, 小鸟…
in Polish lotka…
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