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golf

golf

 
 
pronunciation:
galf [or] gawlf
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a game in which a small white ball is hit with various special clubs into each of a series of holes, usu. nine or eighteen, spaced far apart over an outdoor course, the object being to do so with as few strokes as possible.
He has a good swing for golf, but he needs to practice making putts.
 
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: golfed, golfing, golfs
definition: to play golf.
They always golf on their vacations in Florida.
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derivation: golfer (n.)