- 1A piece of turf cut out of the ground by a golf club in making a stroke or by a sports player’s boot: he hit a wedge shot and carved a hefty divot out of the fairwayMore example sentences
- Excluding the cost of fairway seeding, a typical program with bentgrass for greens, and divots on tees and fairways is about $2,500.
- If you are creating giant-size, King Kong divots, you're digging too deeply into the ground.
- Jack Nicklaus, one of the game's best long-iron players, never seemed to take a divot.
- 1.1A small hole made by the removal of a divot: if your ball finds a divot to rest inMore example sentences
- Bedi spun it like a top, the ball occasionally taking a divot out of the wet mud that passed for a wicket.
- He was allowed, after 28 minutes, to dribble from midfield to the edge of the box, before the ball bobbled on one of the many divots.
- It was impossible to dribble the ball for more than five yards before it hopped on a divot or dropped in a crumbly hole.
early 16th century: of unknown origin.
More definitions of divotDefinition of divot in:
- The US English dictionary