What does putter mean?

Definitions for putter
ˈpʌt ərput·ter

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. putternoun

    a golfer who is putting

  2. putter, putting ironverb

    the iron normally used on the putting green

  3. potter, putterverb

    work lightly

    "The old lady is pottering around in the garden"

  4. putter, mess around, potter, tinker, monkey, monkey around, muck about, muck aroundverb

    do random, unplanned work or activities or spend time idly

    "The old lady is usually mucking about in her little house"

  5. putter, potter, potter around, putter aroundverb

    move around aimlessly


  1. Putterverb

    To act inefficiently or idly; to occupy oneself in a liesurely manner; to trifle; to potter; as, to putter around in the garden.

    Etymology: [See Potter.]


  1. putternoun

    One who puts.

    Etymology: Alteration of potter

  2. putternoun

    A golf club specifically intended for a putt.

    Etymology: Alteration of potter

  3. putternoun

    A person who is taking a putt or putting.

    Etymology: Alteration of potter

Webster Dictionary

  1. Putternoun

    one who puts or plates

    Etymology: [See Potter.]

  2. Putternoun

    specifically, one who pushes the small wagons in a coal mine, and the like

    Etymology: [See Potter.]

  3. Putterverb

    to act inefficiently or idly; to trifle; to potter

    Etymology: [See Potter.]


  1. Putter

    A putter is a club used in the sport of golf to make relatively short and low-speed strokes with the intention of rolling the ball into the hole from a short distance away. It is differentiated from the other clubs by a clubhead with a very flat, low-profile, low-loft striking face, and by other features which are only allowed on putters, such as bent shafts, non-circular grips, and positional guides. Putters are generally used from very close distances to the cup, generally on the putting green, though certain courses have fringes and roughs near the green which are also suitable for putting. While no club in a player's bag is absolutely indispensable nor required to be carried by strict rules, the putter comes closest. It is a highly specialized tool for a specific job, and virtually no golfer is without one.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of putter in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of putter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of putter in a Sentence

  1. American Paula Creamer:

    My putter was hot and I gave myself some really good looks for par, even thought I had to save them, it was a crazy back nine, that's for sure.

  2. Jordan Spieth:

    Putter feels great, i'm seeing my lines better and it's a matter of time I think before it gets to the level I've been at before.

  3. Phil Mickelson:

    I really enjoyed the challenge of the day, it's fun to be back out competing, and I had a good day with the putter.

  4. Sam Snead:

    These greens are so fast I have to hold my putter over the ball and hit it with the shadow.

  5. Rory McIlroy:

    Once I got out there( last week), that inch difference with the putter moves your eye line and you stop seeing your lines the way you usually do, i saw the tournament through with it. It didn't work quite the way I wanted so... happy to have old faithful back in the bag and it worked well today.

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    the trait of lacking restraint or control; reckless freedom from inhibition or worry
    • A. jab
    • B. abandon
    • C. tingle
    • D. recital

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