golf
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ɡɒlf/
    • (Conservative RP) IPA: /ɡɒf/
  • (GA) IPA: /ɡɑlf/, /ɡɔlf/
Noun

golf (uncountable)

  1. (sports) A ball game played by individuals competing against one another in which the object is to hit a ball into each of a series of (usually 18 or nine) holes in the minimum number of strokes.
  2. The letter G in the ICAO spelling alphabet.
Translations Translations
  • Italian: Genova
  • Russian: (for both Cyrillic and Roman) Гали́на
Verb

golf (golfs, present participle golfing; past and past participle golfed)

  1. (intransitive) To play the game of golf.
    • Last mystery of all, he learned to golf.
  2. (computing) To write something in as few characters as possible (e.g. in code golf, regex golf)
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