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put out the welcome mat to extend an enthusiastic and generous welcome.
put-put the popping sound made by a small internal combustion engine. [2 definitions]
putrefaction the act or process of rotting or decomposing. [2 definitions]
putrefy to cause to rot or decompose. [3 definitions]
putrescent rotting; decomposing; putrefying. [2 definitions]
putrid of, concerning, or exhibiting rot or decomposition. [3 definitions]
putsch (sometimes cap.) a sudden attempted seizure of state power.
put (someone) on a pedestal to elevate in regard or esteem; idealize.
put stock in to consider important or believable.
putt in golf, to strike a ball gently to roll it into or near the hole when it is on or near the green. [2 definitions]
puttee a strip of cloth wound spirally or other legging used by soldiers, horse riders, and the like to cover the lower leg.
putter1 to move about or work randomly and with little effort.
putter2 in golf, a short, flat-faced club that is used in putting. [2 definitions]
putter3 someone or something that puts.
put the cart before the horse to do or place things contrary to their logical order.
put the screws on to compel (someone) by exerting pressure or force; coerce.
put through the wringer to subject to a difficult ordeal, such as an interrogation.
putting green the area of closely mowed turf around each hole in a golf course. [2 definitions]
putto (Italian) a young male angel or cupid, often represented in baroque and rococo art.
put to bed to prepare someone, such as a child or disabled person, for rest or sleep in a bed.
put together to build something from parts.