- 1A golf club designed for use in putting, typically with a flat-faced mallet-like head.More example sentences
- To use the long putter, place the top of the grip against your sternum with your left hand.
- But when I go with the belly putter, everything seems to be right.
- Second, he imagines that the putter shaft is a giant pencil.
- 2 [with adjective] A golfer considered in terms of their skill at putting: you’ll need to be a good putter to break parMore example sentences
- The polish to being a good putter comes from having a regular putting routine.
- You probably are not a very good putter unless you have a really good attitude.
- Once he becomes a better putter, there will be no stopping him.
- The rapid intermittent sound of a small petrol engine: the putter of an old aeroplaneMore example sentences
- After a few seconds, the engine's putter swells to a reassuring throb.
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- Move with or make a puttering sound: barges puttered slowly through the waterMore example sentences
- By the time we putter slowly down the Sound of Jura, the clouds have cleared and the day has revealed itself to be a classic.
- The conversation slowly puttered back, like a stalling car, and we were cruising again.
- There is a long road ahead to be sure, but the Carly Fiorina engine which many expected to backfire seems to be puttering along okay.
- North American term for potter1.More example sentences
- He had more confidence to get about and could do a lot more - it allowed him to potter about in the house, in the garden and the greenhouse.
- He is ‘not really into’ nightclubs and is looking for a quiet house ‘with a nice garden, somewhere to potter about like the old boy I am’.
- The employees manning these centres are trained to remain unobtrusive and encourage the visitors to potter about, handling the products on display.