Definition of yardage in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈyärdij/


1A distance or length measured in yards: the caddie was working out yardages from tee to green
More example sentences
  • He was always tossing clubs and accusing me of getting yardages wrong.
  • I'm doing it properly, wearing the bib and so on, but I won't have to walk the course to get the yardages.
  • He gets good yardages before the tournament, and is savvy about making adjustments to suit changing conditions.
1.1 American Football The distance covered in advancing the ball.
Example sentences
  • Some quick ruck ball allowed them to make big yardage up the middle and spin the ball wide to the right.
  • They have to set the pace of the game by running the ball for positive yardage.
  • Rainbow changed that, tearing onto the breaking ball to win precious yardage for his team.
2 archaic The use of a yard or enclosure for storage or the keeping of animals or payment for such use.
Example sentences
  • In Experiment 3, yardage was charged on a daily basis.
  • You can also lose income with commissions, yardage, inspection fees, and other costs.
  • The financial performance of the cooperative is on schedule, says Vachal, with debt repayments being drawn from the feed and yardage charges paid by member-customers.

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Syllabification: yard·age

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